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					                                        Course Catalog
                                         Summer 2011




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GENERAL INFORMATION                                                                                                    INTERIOR DESIGN                                                                                      Risk Assessment and Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .19
                                                                                                                         3D Home Design .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .11            Systems and Project Integration  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .19
Alumni Discount  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10                         Exterior Environments  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .11                   Structured Functional Analysis
FAQs, Credits and Alliances, Policies  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .28                                                  	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                       in Systems Design  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .19
Registration Form  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .29                         	 Interior	Design  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .11     	 Professional	Certificate	in	
Instructor Bios  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .30                                                                                                                     	 Systems	Engineering  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .18
                                                                                                                       MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
WIA  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .32     Human Resource Management Essentials  .  .11                                                     MODELING AND SIMULATION
Campus Map  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .33                      Engineering Management Foundation  .  .  .  .  .  .12                                              Fundamentals of Modeling and Simulation  .  .20
                                                                                                                         Economic Analysis and Finance  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .12                                   Developing Simulations  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .20
MANAGEMENT                                                                                                               Quality Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .12                   Simulation Verification, Validation,
                                                                                                                         Strategies for Leading Technical Professionals  .  .12                                             and Accreditation  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .20
COST ACCOUNTING                                                                                                                                                                                                             Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation .  .20
  Federal Government Cost Accounting .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3                                                            Strategic Decision Processes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .12
                                                                                                                       	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                     	 Professional	Certificate	in	
  Deltek® Costpoint  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3                                                                                                                             	 Modeling	and	Simulation  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .20
                                                                                                                       	 Engineering	Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .12
COMMUNICATIONS
  Master Every Moment:
                                                                                                                       ENGINEERING                                                                                        IT TOOLS
  A Guide to Business Etiquette  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
  Effective Presentation Skills  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4                                         MISSILES AND SUBSYSTEMS                                                                            DIGITAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
  Effective Communication: The Key to Success  .  . 4                                                                    Intro to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems  .  .  .  .  .13                                        Web Applications Using Oracle APEX  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21
  PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5                                                            Missile System Fundamentals .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .13                                Adobe Photoshop Essentials  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21
  Workplace Diversity: Shifting Perceptions  .  .  .  . 5                                                                Advanced Solid Rocket Propulsion  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .13                                      Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21
  Writing Basics for Professionals  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5                                                 Tactical Missile Design and Integration  .  .  .  .  .13                                           Introduction to Adobe Flex  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21
  Protocol in Practice:                                                                                                                                                                                                     Introduction to XML  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 21
                                                                                                                       AEROSPACE AND FLIGHT SYSTEMS
  Hosting International Visitors .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5                                                                                                                                            OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY
                                                                                                                         Introduction to Flight Test Engineering  .  .  .  .  .  . 14
	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                                                                                                                                              MS Office Foundation .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .22
	 Business	Communication .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4                                             Intermediate Flight Test Principles  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14
                                                                                                                         Rotorcraft Systems Fundamentals  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14                                      MS Word 2007: Mastering Documents .  .  .  .  .  .22
CONTRACT MANAGEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                         PowerPoint 2007: Basics and Beyond .  .  .  .  .  .  .22
                                                                                                                         Private Pilot Ground School  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 14
  Understanding Procurement                                                                                                                                                                                                 Outlook 2007: Increasing Your Productivity  .  .22
  and Contract Types .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6                             TEST AND EVALUATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MS Project 2007 Fundamentals  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .22
  Legal Aspects and Clauses  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6                                            Test and Evaluation Foundation  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mastering MS Project 2007 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .22
  Cost/Price Analysis                                                                                                    Requirements Development  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007  .  .  .  .  .  .  .23
  and Contract Administration  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 6                                             Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting  .  .  .  .15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2007 .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .23
  Procurement Issues and Contract Formation  .  .  . 7                                                                   Test Design, Planning, and Conduct  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Advanced Microsoft Excel 2007  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .23
  Cost Accounting Principles                                                                                             System Validation and Verification  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Professional	Certificate	in	
  and Contract Negotiations  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7                                         Modeling and Simulation for T&E  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15                                  	 Desktop	Applications	Specialist  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .22
  Subcontract and Financial Management  .  .  .  .  . 7                                                                	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                     	 Professional	Certificate	in	
	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                                           Test and Evaluation .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .15              	 Excel	2007  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .23
	 Federal	Contract	Management	Essentials  .  .  . 6
                                                                                                                       RADAR APPLICATIONS                                                                                 DATA MANAGEMENT
	 Professional	Certificate	in	
                                                                                                                         Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems  .  .  . 16                                                  Mastering SQL Developer .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .23
	 Federal	Contract	Management	
	 Specialization  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 7                         Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems  .  . 16                                                  Access 2007: Database Solutions .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .23
                                                                                                                         Radar Signal Processing Techniques  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 16
EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                   OPERATING SYSTEMS
                                                                                                                       	 Professional	Certificate	in	
  Earned Value Management (EVM)                                                                                        	 Foundations	in	Radar	Concepts  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 16                                     Windows 7: Configuration and Administration .  .23
  for Project Success  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8
                                                                                                                       SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT                                                                            INFORMATION SECURITY
  Mastering Earned Value Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8
                                                                                                                         Supply Chain Management Foundation  .  .  .  .  . 16                                               Cyber Security Professional  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24
	 Professional	Certificate	in	
                                                                                                                         Supply Chain Relationship Management  .  .  .  . 16                                                Cyber Defense Challenge .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24
	 Earned	Value	Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 8
                                                                                                                         Demand Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17                      Security+ Certification Exam Prep .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                         Research and Product Development .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17                                       ENGINEERING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
  Project Management Essentials  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 9
                                                                                                                         Operations Systems Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17                                        Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24
  Project Risk Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 9
                                                                                                                         Supply Chain Strategy Development  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 17                                       MATLAB/Simulink Foundation  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 24
  Project Cost and Schedule Management  .  .  .  .  . 9
  Project Contracting and Negotiation Skills  .  .  .  . 9                                                             	 Professional	Certificate	in	
  Program and Project Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .9, 19
                                                                                                                       	 Integrated	Supply	Chain	Management .  .  .  .  . 17                                              ONLINE LEARNING
  PMP® Certification Bootcamp  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 9                                              SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Online Career Development  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .26
	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                                           Systems Engineering Overview  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .18
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Online Learning Schedule at a Glance  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 27
	 Project	Management	(Online)  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 9                                                   Requirements Development  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .18
PROPOSAL MANAGEMENT                                                                                                      Trade Studies and Decision Making  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .18
  Federal Proposal Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10                                                     Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation .  .18
	 Professional	Certificate	in	                                                                                           System Validation and Verification  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .18
	 Federal	Proposal	Management  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30                                                 1
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PROFESSIONAL	CERTIFICATES	AVAILABLE	IN:	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Division of Professional
Business	Communication  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and	Continuing	Studies
Federal	Contract	Management	Essentials  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Federal	Contract	Management	Specialization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7                                                                                       Dr . Karen M . Clanton, Director
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Earned	Value	Management  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PCS	Registration	and	Business	Services
Project	Management	(Online)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kathy Hosch, Sr . Associate Director
Federal	Proposal	Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10                                                      256 .824 .2814
Interior	Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11           Professional Development
Engineering	Management  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12                                           Lisa Strickland, Sr . Associate Director
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Test and Evaluation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Corporate	Training	
Foundations	in	Radar	Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16                                                      Jo Ann Jones, Director
Integrated	Supply	Chain	Management  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17                                                                        256 .824 .6372

Systems	Engineering  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18                            Online	Learning	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dawn Boyd, Associate Director
Modeling	and	Simulation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20                                      256 .824 .6017
Desktop	Applications	Specialist  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22                                                      Marketing	and	Media	Services
Excel	2007  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23   Sally Badoud, Assistant Director
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Topics	Include:                                                             Costpoint	General	Ledger	and	Month	End
• Introduction to Government Cost Accounting                                    CLASSROOM: May 25 – 26 • W, Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111105A
                                                                            	   Deltek	University	•	14	hours	•	$1100
• Basic Accounting System Requirements
• Understanding Direct Labor, Direct Materials and Subcontracts, Direct
   Travel and other ODCs, Indirect Cost Pools, and the Concept of “Cost     Costpoint	Pools	with	Workshop
   Allowability” in FAR 31 .2                                                   CLASSROOM: Jul 11 – 12 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111038A
• The wide reach of “Cost Allowability,” including guidance in FAR 31.205   	   Deltek	University	•	14	hours	•	$1100
• The “CAS 401/Cost Allowability” linkage in Cost Estimating, Reporting,
   Recording, and Invoicing                                                 Costpoint	Advanced	Billing	Concepts
• The role of other key Cost Accounting Standards, Contract Type in             CLASSROOM: Jul 13 – 14 • W, Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111039A
   Government Cost Accounting, the Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA),        	   Deltek	University	•	14	hours	•	$1100
   Public Law 87-653, Earned Value Analysis and other cost performance
   measurement systems                                                      Costpoint	Billing	and	the	Unbilled	Receivable	Reconciliation
• Related Government Audits                                                     CLASSROOM: Jul 15 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111040A
                                                                            	   Deltek	University	•	7	hours	•	$550
Each student will receive a copy of Darrell J . Oyer’s book, Pricing and
Cost Accounting: A Handbook for Government Contractors .
                                                                            Costpoint User Fundamentals
    CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M, T • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511065A
                                                                                CLASSROOM: Aug 2 • T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111041A
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511054A
                                                                            	   Deltek	University	•	7	hours	•	$550
	   Cleaver	•	16	hours	•	$895

                                                                            Costpoint	Projects
                                                                                CLASSROOM: Sep 19 – 20 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112006A
                                                                            	   Deltek	University	•	14	hours	•	$1100

                                                                            Costpoint	Revenue	Recognition	I
                                                                                CLASSROOM: Sep 21 • W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112007A
                                                                            	   Deltek	University	•	7	hours	•	$550

                                                                            Costpoint	Revenue	Recognition	II
                                                                                CLASSROOM: Sep 22 • Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112008A
                                                                            	   Deltek	University	•	7	hours	•	$550




                                                                                                  Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   3
                         COMMUNICATIONS                                          EARN A
                                                                                 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Master	Every	Moment:		
A Guide to Business Etiquette                                                    Business	Communication
Invest in yourself as you plan your rise to the executive suite . Polished
interpersonal skills are essential for everyone in leaving a good                Certificate awarded after completion of any of the following courses
impression . This practical seminar provides a guide to having the extra         for a minimum of 40 hours:
edge that sets you apart . You learn social skills to represent yourself         •	 Effective	Communication:		The	Key	to	Success
and your organization with confidence even in the most sophisticated
situations .                                                                     •	 Effective	Presentation	Skills
Can you answer these business etiquette questions with assurance?                •	 Master	Every	Moment:		A	Guide	to	Business	Etiquette
• Your boss, Ms. Alpha, enters the room when you’re meeting with an              •	 PowerPoint	2007:		Basics	and	Beyond	
   important client, Mr . Beta . You rise and say “Ms . Alpha, I’d like you to   •	 Workplace	Diversity:		Shifting	Perceptions
   meet Mr . Beta, our client from San Diego .” Is this introduction correct?    •	 Writing	Basics	for	Professionals	
• At a social function, you meet the CEO of an important corporation.            •	 Protocol	in	Practice:		Hosting	International	Visitors
   After a brief chat, you give him your business card . Is this correct?
• You answer the phone for a peer who’s available, and ask “Who’s                Regardless of your role at work, you need to be able to communicate
   calling, please?” Are you correct?                                            successfully to management, peers, and clients . Over 70 percent of
                                                                                 our workdays are spent communicating, so acquiring and maintaining
• You’ve received an invitation to a social event that is work related.
                                                                                 effective skills is very important. The Certificate in Business
   Dress is business casual . You wear jeans . Are you correct?
                                                                                 Communication allows you to build a customized certificate program
Unsure? Then participate in this course and build your social confidence.        that fits your professional goals, whether to improve your skills in
Enjoy an executive style luncheon learning how to read a table setting,          interpersonal communication, business writing, presentations, or
make a toast, and avoid common and embarrassing mistakes .                       business-social skills .
Topics	Include:
• The correct way to shake hands and make introductions
• Use of voice mail, e-mail, and cell phone effectively
• How to host visitors in your office                                            Effective	Communication:		The	Key	to	Success
• Chairing a meeting                                                             Communication skills are vital to your professional success . It’s not just
• Taking a business associate to lunch                                           the ability to handle the technical aspects of a job, nor the willingness
• “Working” a room at a social or business function                              to work hard that counts, but the ability to transmit information, ideas,
• How to travel and entertain on business                                        and enthusiasm to others . It’s knowing how to listen, talk, and establish
• Dressing for workplace success                                                 rapport with people--how to guide and motivate them to perform desired
Course presented at The Westin, Bridge Street. A four course executive           actions. When communication is effective you benefit by saving time,
lunch is included as part of your training experience.                           money, and experiencing more productive relationships . Learn and apply
    CLASSROOM: Aug 4 • Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511069A                        concepts and techniques to improve your interpersonal communication
	   A.	Harris	•	8	hours	•	$475                                                   skills with managers, employees, coworkers, and customers . A variety of
                                                                                 experiential activities provide hands-on skill building to help you become
                                                                                 a proficient communicator right away.
Effective	Presentation	Skills
                                                                                 Topics	Include:
When you present information, does your delivery style hold attention
                                                                                 • Understanding the importance of communication skills in business
and persuade your audience? Do you struggle in deciding what information
                                                                                 • Defining communication styles and barriers
to include or omit in presenting and how to organize your presentation?
                                                                                 • Communicating needs
Would others describe you as one who has “executive presence”? Do you
                                                                                 • Giving criticism, praise, and feedback
establish rapport immediately and are you able to link that rapport to the
                                                                                 • Listening skills
action you want your audiences to take or the information they need to
                                                                                 • Dealing with interpersonal anger
retain?
                                                                                 • Coaching and counseling
In this course, you will learn how to organize your presentations and            • Improving meeting skills
perfect your delivery style . Time will also be spent learning methods to        	   Not	Available	This	Term	•	18	hours
help overcome anxiety, choose dynamic presentation aids, and respond
professionally to your audience. Both the initial and refined presentations
will be provided on CD to you .
Effective	Presentation	Skills	Will	Help	You:
• Plan your presentations, turning thoughts and ideas into compelling
   presentations .
• Learn and practice techniques to engage, motivate, persuade, teach,
   and entertain your audience .
• Understand communicative practices, such as listening and language
   use, to better understand messages from others in the workplace and
   perfect your own communication skills .
• Gain public speaking confidence, cut prep time, reduce stress, and
   perfect delivery .
    CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 10 • M – W • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm • C2511071A
	   Gilchrist	•	15	hours	•	$625




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PowerPoint	2007:		Basics	and	Beyond                                          Writing	Basics	for	Professionals
Today’s tech-savvy audiences are increasingly more sophisticated and         As a professional, you often present yourself to employees, customers,
tougher to impress . In fact, creating and delivering well-structured,       and colleagues through the written word . Your written documents project
high-tech PowerPoint presentations is not only vital to your message –       who you are . This course provides practical advice and techniques for
it’s now expected. Obtain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed       writing to present a professional image. Learn how to write efficient
to create interesting, creative, and effective PowerPoint presentations      memos and the do’s and don’ts of email. Build confidence in organizing
and impress your audience . In only two days, you will learn how to create   information effectively, choosing the right language, and making style
a basic PowerPoint presentation including formatting text, adding and        match content for all of your written projects . Practical exercises help
modifying graphical objects, and adding charts and tables . Then, move       you analyze writing situations . On course completion, you will have the
beyond the basics and explore PowerPoint customizations including            skills to choose the appropriate document and to write it clearly and
template creation, adding diagrams and special effects, publishing slides    effectively .
to a slide library, and securing your presentations .                        Topics	Include:
Topics	Include:                                                              • Grammar refresher
• Navigating PowerPoint                                                      • Audience and context analysis
• Creating Presentations                                                     • Techniques for clarity, coherence, consistency, and readability
• Formatting Text                                                            • Tips for selecting and organizing the document’s content
• Customizing Slide Shows                                                    • Methods for editing and proofreading
• Working with Objects, Tables, and Charts                                       CLASSROOM: Jul 12 – 21 • T, Th • 5:30 – 7:30 pm • C2511070A
• Applying Advanced Customization Options                                    	   Gunn	•	8	hours	•	$495
• Adding Diagrams and Special Effects
    CLASSROOM: Jun 24 – 25 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111124A
    CLASSROOM: Sep 16 – 23 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112001A
                                                                             Protocol	in	Practice:		
    CLASSROOM: Dec 6 – 15 • T, Th • 5:00 – 8:30 pm • C2112005A               Hosting	International	Visitors
	   Busby/L.	Smith	•	14	hours	•	$495
                                                                             NEW!
                                                                             The global environment challenges us to present our leaders and
Workplace	Diversity:		Shifting	Perceptions	                                  businesses according to protocol and to make international guests
Organizations that accommodate a diverse workforce and serve                 feel welcomed . In this one-day seminar, become more culturally aware
global markets are particularly in need of developing a climate of           and learn the basics of international protocol . Beginning with pre-visit
understanding and inclusivity . An awareness and understanding               research and preparation, learn how to orchestrate a proper welcoming
of perceptions relating to gender, generational, and multicultural           ceremony, conduct proper introductions, organize a business meeting,
differences with co-workers, customers, and clients can lead to success      and how to make your international guests feel respected . This course
in professional and personal relationships . Developed to improve            will ensure that every detail of your event is covered, resulting in the
communication and expectations between individuals, teams, or an             highest regard for you and your company in the international arena .
entire workforce, this workshop provides lecture, examples, and
                                                                             Who	Should	Attend:
self-assessment tools to enhance the learning environment .
                                                                             • Corporate Protocol Officers
By using these interactive techniques, this explorative and empowering       • Protocol Office staff members
workshop is designed to raise awareness and equip participants to            • Executives, Managers, and Directors
become more proficient in relationships in the workplace and more            • Executive and Administrative Assistants
sensitive in social and professional interactions .                          • Anyone who interacts with international visitors
Topics	Include:                                                              Topics	Include:
• Identification of successful companies with effective                      • Pre-visit research and preparation
   diversity initiatives                                                     • Titles and forms of address
• Cultural learning dynamics                                                 • Airport meetings and transportation
• Assessment of individual communication styles                              • Nonverbal communication
• Racial, cultural, and ethnic demographics in the workplace                 • Hotel accommodations
• Appropriate and inappropriate communication across cultures                • Professional attire
• Making cultural and cognitive paradigm shifts                              • Business dining
    Not	Available	This	Term	•	D.	Smith	•	6	hours                             • Entertaining and Toasts
                                                                             • Flags
                                                                             • Gift-giving
                                                                             • Interpreters and translators
                                                                             • Handshakes and introductions
                                                                             • Appropriate/inappropriate conversation topics
                                                                             • Menu planning and handling dietary restrictions
                                                                             • Ceremonies and Master of Ceremonies duties
                                                                                 CLASSROOM: Jun 2 • Th • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2511067A
                                                                             	   A.	Harris	•	6	hours	•	$475




                                                                                                   Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   5
                    CONTRACT MANAGEMENT                                        EARN A
                                                                               PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Understanding	Procurement	
and	Contract	Types	                                                            Federal	Contract
Topic	I:	Understanding	the	Government	Procurement	System gives
you knowledge of the Federal Government Procurement System with an             Management	Essentials
overview of how the U .S . Government acquires goods and services . The
life cycle of this acquisition process begins with congressional funding       Certificate awarded after completion of:
appropriations and ends with contract closeouts . Learn the different bid-     •	 Understanding	Procurement	and	Contract	Types
ding and contracting techniques in four parts of the Federal Acquisition
Regulation parts 12, 13, 14, and 15 . Gain a working knowledge of the          •	 Legal	Aspects	and	Clauses
Uniform Contract Format (UCF) and roles and responsibilities of major          •	 Cost/Price	Analysis	and	Contract	Administration
government participants from a contractor’s perspective .                      Gain the knowledge base for success in the federal contracting arena .
Topic	II:	Contract	Types	and	Structuring provides insight into FAR Part        Federal Contract Management Essentials (FCME) introduces attendees
16 and Types of Contracts including fixed price, cost-reimbursement,           to the realm of contract management while providing real-world
time, and materials. Learn the financial mechanisms of these major             examples of the pitfalls encountered. You will find immediate value in the
contract types and contracting arrangements for task order contracts           practice-based curriculum whether you are new to contract management
such as Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ). Understand the         or already working in the field.
incentive mechanisms for use in government contracts . Gain insight into
contractual payment mechanisms such as Contract Line Item Numbers              FCME	Professional	Designation	
(CLIN), and liquidation and payment clauses that relate to each contract       An optional Professional Designation Certificate is offered to participants
type . Explore risk allocations between the contracting parties, open and      who desire further career qualifications.
limited liability provisions, and the various features related to unilateral   Participants must:
government contract options .                                                  • Complete FCME curriculum
    ONLINE: Jun 1 – 20 • D2511029A
                                                                               • Pass a UAHuntsville administered Professional Designation exam
    ONLINE: Sep 7 – 26 • D2512004A
	   Cleaver	•	14	hours	•	$745	/	$705*                                          An optional review for classroom students and practice quizzes for
                                                                               distance learning students are available for those who register for the
Legal	Aspects	and	Clauses                                                      examination . Participants who do not pass the exam are allowed a
                                                                               second attempt at the end of the next program cycle .
Topic	I:	Legal	Aspects	of	Government	Contracting increases your
understanding of the statutory environment that surrounds and impacts
the government contracting system, making it unique in the way that it
does business . This course presents basic legal concepts as they relate       Save $300
to government contracts in such areas as Privity of Contract and arriving      Register for the entire certificate program.
at a legal contractual agreement . Learn how government requirements
and regulations are giving way to more commercial practices .                  Reference session P2511004A and pay only $2295. See page 29 for details.
Topic	II:	Required	and	Optional	Contract	Clauses provides a deeper
understanding of how to use the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
and FAR Supplements . Learn about the inclusion of mandatory and
optional contract clauses into the Model Contracts included in the
Uniform Contract Format (UCF) used in the majority of FAR 14 and FAR
                                                                               Federal	Contract	Management	Essentials
15 Federal procurements . Gain insight into the critical role                  One Week
of the FAR 52 .301 Matrix in all aspects of matching contract clauses and      A 40-hour, week-long comprehensive classroom format covering the same
solicitation provisions to both contract type and contract purposes .          topic areas as the three separate courses .
    ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2511030A
                                                                                   CLASSROOM: May 16 – 20 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511027A • $1395/$1295*
    ONLINE: Oct 5 – 24 • D2512005A
                                                                                   CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 21 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2512005A • $1595/$1545*
	   Cleaver/Riggs	•	19	hours	•	$925	/	$885*
                                                                               	   Cleaver	•	40	hours (Fee Includes Lunch)

Cost/Price	Analysis	                                                           Federal	Contract	Management	Essentials
and	Contract	Administration	                                                   Online Flex
Topic	I:	Cost	and	Price	Analysis concentrates on Public Law 87-653,            Online learning option covering all three courses in a flexible, extended
The Truth in Negotiations Act, and its implications in the FAR . Gain a        learning window . Register as late as three weeks after the program begins .
working understanding of cost or pricing data requirements, certificates
of current cost or pricing data, and evaluating the proposer’s cost                ONLINE: Jun 1 – Aug 29 • D2511032A
volumes .                                                                          ONLINE: Sep 7 – Nov 21 • D2512003A
                                                                               	   Cleaver	•	52	hours	•	$2295
Topic	II:	Elements	of	Contract	Administration covers the roles of the
buyer and seller in contract administration, the functions of the Defense
Contract Management Command (DCMC) and Defense Contract Audit
Agency (DCAA), and how to read and interpret contracts and resolve
any differences . Alternate dispute resolution, the role of the board of
contracts appeals and the federal courts, recent changes in contract
administration, and forms of equitable adjustment are reviewed, as well
as Engineering and Value Change Proposals, contract administration,
payment process review, and subcontract administration .
    ONLINE: Aug 10 – 29 • D2511031A
    ONLINE: Nov 2 – 21 • D2512006A
	   Cleaver/Samuelson	•	19	hours	•	$925	/	$885*




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Procurement	Issues	and	Contract	Formation
Topic	I:	Current	Procurement	Issues explores ten current topics .             EARN A
They range from the latest revisions in procurement methodologies to          PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
performance based contracting issues . Each of these topic areas is
explained in terms of its context within the Federal procurement process .    Federal	Contract
For instance, Alternative Dispute Resolution is linked to the constructive
change process and the avoidance of use of the disputes clause                Management	Specialization
whenever possible .
Topic	II:	Contract	Formation is primarily focused on responding to            Certificate awarded after completion of:
Requests for Proposals (RFPs) under FAR Part 15, Contracting by               •	 Procurement	Issues	and	Contract	Formation
Negotiation . Students will learn the basics of analyzing bid documents
and understanding the twin concepts of bidder responsiveness and              •	 Cost	Accounting	Principles	and	Contract	Negotiations
responsibility so that proposal efforts are properly oriented within the      •	 Subcontract	and	Financial	Management
contractual and costing arenas . They will be introduced to the key           Advance your federal contract management skills . Federal Contract
aspects of contract formation that are normally addressed in baseline         Management Specialization (FCMS) moves beyond the basic foundations
proposals .                                                                   of contracting into more complex issues requiring more focused study
    ONLINE: Jun 1 – 20 • D2511033A
                                                                              and greater depth of understanding . It also provides an update on the
    ONLINE: Sep 7 – 26 • D2512007A
	   Cleaver	•	14	hours	•	$745	/	$705*
                                                                              newest issues in government contracting .
                                                                              Prerequisite: Students must have completed the FCME curriculum or have
Cost	Accounting	Principles	                                                   contract management experience equivalent to the FCME curriculum.

and	Contract	Negotiations                                                     FCMS	Professional	Designation	
                                                                              An optional Professional Designation Certificate is offered to participants
Topic	I:	Cost	Accounting	Standards	and	Principles provides insight            who desire further career qualifications.
into government cost principles as they relate to the key concept of Cost
Allowability . Each type of direct cost element and indirect cost pools is    Participants must:
examined . This understanding is then leveraged during the exploration        • Achieve FCME Professional Designation
of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), which includes background                 • Complete FCMS curriculum
information, CAS applicability, linkage to Generally Accepted Accounting      • Pass a UAHuntsville administered Professional Designation exam
Principles (GAAP), and definitions of the 19 current standards.
Topic	II:	Contract	Negotiations is oriented toward multiple negotiation       An optional review for classroom students and practice quizzes for
situations with the Federal Government, including Competitive Range           distance learning students are available for those who register for the
Discussions, contract modifications, and sole source negotiations.            examination . Participants who do not pass the exam are allowed a
Participants learn government rules related to negotiating as well            second attempt at the end of the next program cycle .
as basic skills that lead to more positive results for both parties .

                                                                              Save $300
Overarching negotiation issues are explored and negotiation techniques
analyzed . Key government references, FAR 15 and Volume 5 of the
Contract Pricing Reference Guides, are discussed .
    ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2511034A
                                                                              Register for the entire certificate program.
    ONLINE: Oct 5 – 24 • D2512008A                                            Reference session P2511005A and pay only $2115. See page 29 for details.
	   Cleaver	•	14	hours	•	745	/	$705*


Subcontract	and	Financial	Management
Topic	I:	Principles	of	Subcontract	Management examines the
complexities inherent in a prime contractor seeking value-added
                                                                              Federal	Contract	Management	Specialization
work or deliverables from subcontractor sources . Understanding is            One Week
gained concerning subcontractor selections, teaming agreements,               A 40-hour, week-long comprehensive classroom format covering the same
subcontractor proposals, and purchase order formation and awards .            topic areas as the three separate courses .
Prime contract flow downs are analyzed and subcontract management
                                                                              CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 12 • M – F • 8:00 am–5:00 pm • C2511064A
issues such as the DPAS System and Contractor Purchasing System
                                                                              Cleaver	•	40	hours	•	$1595	/	$1545*		(Fee Includes Lunch)
Reviews (CPSRs) are explored .
Topic	II:	Financial	Management	of	Government	Contracts orients
toward classic financial issues such as cash flow and liability situations.   Federal	Contract	Management	Specialization
It also provides focus on an effective approach to keeping contract           Online Flex
cost performance and reporting within government norms . Key issues           Online learning option covering all three courses in a flexible, extended
such as warranties and liquidated damages are explored from bidding           learning window . Register as late as three weeks after the program begins .
and contract performance perspectives . Their wider implications are
also discussed . Payment is presented in terms of allowable costs, fees,      ONLINE: Jun 1 – Aug 29 • D2511036A
                                                                              ONLINE: Sep 7 – Nov 21 • D2512002A
completed work, and accepted deliverables . Gain insights concerning
                                                                              Cleaver	•	47	hours	•	$2115
withholds and modifications.
    ONLINE: Aug 10 – 29 • D2511035A
    ONLINE: Nov 2 – 21 • D2512009A
	   Cleaver	•	19	hours	•	$925	/	$885*




*	NCMA	Member	Discount	
Federal Contract Managment Essentials and Specialization programs
satisfy requirements for NCMA Continuing Professional Education .
                                                                                                   Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   7
                EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT                                      EARN A
                                                                             PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Earned	Value	Management	(EVM)	
for	Project	Success	                                                         Earned	Value	Management
Receive an introduction to EVM concepts and applications in the broader
context of successful program management . In addition to learning
the principles, terminology, metrics, and processes associated with
                                                                             NEW CERTIFICATE!
an EVM system, participants also gain an appreciation for how EVM            Certificate awarded after completion of:
increases the probability of an effort’s success . Learn how to analyze      •	 Earned	Value	Management	for	Project	Success
cost, schedule, and technical performance utilizing EVM techniques .
                                                                             •	 Mastering	Earned	Value	Management
Participate in a hands-on case study that walks you through a project
management life cycle – planning, executing, controlling – and utilizes      Learn how to measure your project’s performance using reliable
the techniques you’ve learned . Leave the program with EVM concepts          calculations and data to drive decisions . Earned Value Management
you can apply to your own projects immediately .                             (EVM) provides an objective, effective, and consistent way of planning,
Topics	Include:                                                              executing, and controlling project performance . Regardless of the type
• Objectives and benefits of EVM                                             of project or industry, EVM allows you to plan and monitor your projects
• Cost control for project success                                           using timely data produced by the control systems rather than more
• Work definition and organization                                           subjective sources . Many government agencies and contractors providing
• Reporting requirements                                                     project-oriented services are now required to use EVM in the fulfillment
• Data analysis                                                              of their contracts . This program is designed to introduce you to EVM
• Integrated baseline reviews                                                concepts and practices and to improve your current Earned Value
• Measuring performance                                                      Management knowledge and skills .
• EVM resources
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511018A
	   Samuelson	•	12	hours	•	$795


Mastering	Earned	Value	Management
                                                                             Coming This Fall:
NEW!
A growing demand for Earned Value Management (EVM) expertise                 EARN A
is evident in the number of project-oriented organizations requiring         PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
performance measurement practices . This comprehensively-designed
course combines lecture and hands-on practical exercises to provide
participants who already practice EVM with an understanding of how
                                                                             Project	Management
to prepare key EVM elements, including Work Breakdown Structure
Dictionary, Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule, and
                                                                             Classroom
Technical Performance Measurement Criteria . Participants will use key       Certificate awarded after completion of:
principles of historical and predictive analysis to develop and then track
                                                                             •	 Project	Management	Foundation
performance within the specified Cost Performance Index (CPI) and
Schedule Performance Index (SPI) limits within an integrated Earned          •	 Project	Scope,	Cost,	and	Schedule	Management
Value Management System (EVMS) plan .                                        •	 Project	Quality	and	Risk	Management
Topics	Include:                                                              •	 Project	Procurement	and	Contracting	Management
• Contract Work Breakdown Structure
                                                                             Good project management ensures that projects run smoothly and
• Integrated Master Plan (IMP) and Integrated Master Schedule (IMS)
                                                                             clients’ expectations are met .
   Application
• Understanding and Applying Critical Path Methodology                       Build a solid foundation of project management knowledge and
• Estimate at Completion (EAC) Generation and Validation                     ensure your projects are set up for success from the start . The
• Reporting Program Performance Using EVMS Best Practices                    comprehensive Project Management Certificate Program provides you
Prerequisite: Earned Value Management for Project Success or equivalent      with a solid foundation in the art and science of successful project
experience.                                                                  management . Aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)
    CLASSROOM: Apr 25 – 29 • M – F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511043A           framework, each course is responsive to the Project Management Book
	   Samuelson	•	35	hours	•	$1195		(Fee Includes Lunch)                       of Knowledge (PMBOK) and is specifically designed to focus on the
                                                                             practical application of project management concepts, particularly in a
                                                                             government/contractor environment . You will immediately acquire the
                                                                             knowledge and tools needed to get your projects completed successfully .
                                                                             Visit website for course descriptions – www.PCS.uah.edu



On	Demand	Online	Learning	
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants
have one month to complete the course, or two months for
courses over 30 hours .
See page 26 for a complete list of On Demand courses .




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                     PROJECT MANAGEMENT                                           EARN A
                                                                                  PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Project	Management	Essentials
Learn the basic concepts of fundamental project management
processes, requirements definition, schedules, risk management, and
                                                                                  Project	Management
change control . Gain an understanding of how project management                  Online
processes are used during project phases to develop more effective plans .
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Cost, Time, Scope, Risk, and Human           Certificate awarded after completion of:
Resources
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511017A
                                                                                  •	 Project	Management	Essentials
	   Elswick	•	21	hours	•	$1095                                                    •	 Project	Risk	Management
                                                                                  •	 Project	Cost	and	Schedule	Management
Project	Risk	Management                                                           •	 Project	Contracting	and	Negotiation	Skills
Project risk management is an integral component of effective project             Learn the skills needed to effectively manage a project or a large
planning . Learn to identify, analyze, prioritize, and mitigate project risks .   complex program and gain tangible evidence of project management
Practice risk management techniques raised in a sophisticated case                professional proficiency. UAHuntsville Professional Development offers
study . Use exercises, case studies, and discussion to gain practical             this Project Management Certificate in online learning format in
knowledge that can be applied immediately .                                       cooperation with PM College . The courses in the program are designed
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Cost, Time, Scope, and Risk                  to be responsive to the Project Management Book of Knowledge
    ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 12 • D2511044A                                           (PMBOK®) and are taught by PM College instructors .
    ONLINE: Oct 12 – Nov 10 • D2512016A
	   Athayde/Lombard	•	21	hours	•	$1095


Project	Cost	and	Schedule	Management                                              Project	Contracting	and	Negotiation	Skills
Key elements of a project plan – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), cost             Project managers must be fully aware of how customers’ contracts
estimates/budgets, schedules, and resource assignment tools – are                 influence their project plans. Focus on sound contract management
means to controlling project scope, time, and cost . Through complex              principles for project managers to establish a high level of awareness for
case studies, hands-on exercises, and problem analyses, learn valuable            contract negotiations, legalities, administration, and closeout .
project management techniques .                                                   PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Procurement and Risk
PMBOK® Knowledge Areas: Integration, Cost, Time, Scope, Risk, and Human               ONLINE: Apr 27 – May 27 • D2511045A
Resources                                                                             ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 15 • D2512001A
    ONLINE: Jun 1 – Jul 1 • D2511047A                                                 ONLINE: Nov 16 – Dec 15 • D2512017A
    ONLINE: Aug 24 – Sep 22 • D2512015A                                           	   Athayde	•	21	hours	•	$1095
	   Lombard	•	21	hours	•	$1095




Program	and	Project	Management                                                    PMP®	Certification	Bootcamp
Engage in two days of study with Michael D. Griffin, UAHuntsville Eminent         PMP® Certification Bootcamp is an intensive training program that will
Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and                help you prepare to pass the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®)
gain from his experience in managing challenging, high profile programs.          PMP® exam and provide you with the 40 required contact hours of Project
Leave with a new understanding of program management, and a road                  Management Education .
map for future success .                                                          PMP®	Benefits
The Program Manager has the responsibility within an organization for             One of the most valued credentials in project management, the Project
accomplishing a task subject to various constraints, including technology         Management Professional (PMP®) credential, assures employers you are
limitations; performance and schedule requirements; total cost; cash              committed to project management . Earning and maintaining this credential
flow; the preferences of customers, supervisors and subordinates; and             demonstrates a solid foundation of experience in managing projects .
political concerns from local to international . Balancing these constraints      Who	Should	Attend:
is the art and science of program management . More succinctly, the               Experienced project managers who plan to take the PMP® exam –
Program Manager’s dilemma can be captured on a bumper sticker:                    participants should be aware of exam eligibility criteria established by
“Good, fast, cheap - pick any two .”                                              the PMI® . Visit www.pmi.org for additional information .
You will learn about the criticality of the Program Manager’s role in             Course	Includes:
organizational success and delve into the human relations which                   • Three month subscription to VELOCITEACH’s online exam simulator, InSite
frequently shape whether or not a project will be successful . Federally          • Key information from all 12 chapters in the PMBOK® Guide
funded programs provide illustrations of program management                       • PMI specific terms and definitions
challenges and underscore the importance of good management                       • Knowledge pre-assessment
practice. You will benefit from the instructor’s extensive insight, learning      • Strategies for approaching exam questions
concepts which are transferrable to your own range of activity .                  • Additional project management knowledge not covered in the PMBOK
Topics	Include:                                                                     Guide, but expected to be covered on the exam
• Introduction                            • Project life cycle                    • In-class exercises to reinforce learning
• Project definition and planning         • Scheduling                            • Summary of important formulas and definitions
• Costing                                 • Contingency management                • Instructor-led exam question review at the end of each chapter to
• Monitoring the project                  • Organizational issues                   build confidence in approaching the exam questions
• Directing the project                   • The human element                     • Tips and tricks for memorizing information needed for the exam
• Coping with problems                                                            • Textbooks:
    CLASSROOM: Oct 11 – 12 • T, W • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2512004A                   - A Guide to The Project Management Body of Knowledge, 4th ed .
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511053A                                                   - The PMP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try by Andy Crowe, PMP
	   Griffin	•	16	hours	•	$1295                                                        CLASSROOM: Jun 6 – 10 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511052A
                                                                                      ONLINE: On Demand • D2511019A
                                                                                  	   Stettner	•	40	hours	•	$1295


                                                                                                       Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   9
                    PROPOSAL MANAGEMENT                                        EARN A
                                                                               PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Federal	Proposal	Management
Through practical exercises, learn the fundamentals that will move your
organization’s business development activities forward and position your
                                                                               Federal Proposal Management
company to increase proposal life cycle efficiency and contract awards.
                                                                               Certificate awarded after completion of:
Full course description available on website.
                                                                               •	 Federal	Proposal	Management
Module	1:	Ethics	in	the	Acquisition	Phase	of	Federal	Procurement	
In proposing for work, a company must balance widely diverse positions         Winning proposals are engineered to win from the start . Learn from the
and opinions while ensuring the company’s internal controls do not             experts how to develop client-centered proposals and establish your
breakdown - especially in the face of enthusiasm for new work . You            company as a responsible bidder . The proposal preparation process is
will examine how this fits into proposal management by studying the            explored using effective, efficient, disciplined, and time-tested strategies.
central issues of business capture within the context of the ethical           Become skilled at how to establish a winning proposal team for
underpinnings of the Federal Acquisition System .                              managing a successful proposal effort .
Module	2:	Capture	Management	                                                  CHOOSE	YOUR	FORMAT:	
Potential bidders on complex or sizeable contracts have to determine           Classroom
their level of activity prior to the release of bid packages by Government       A week-long comprehensive classroom format covering each module,
buying agencies . Such decisions are driven by the level of pre-solicitation     allows you to complete the program in a condensed timeframe .
activity by the agency in question, as well as the degree of targeting         On	Demand	Online	Learning
intended by the potential bidding organization .                                 Register for the program at any time . Participants have two months
Module	3:	Kicking	Off	the	Proposal	Effort	                                       to complete the program .
Your team now faces the crucial test of establishing a good and timely
kickoff to the proposal effort . During this early phase, you will make a
final bid/no bid decision after final bid document analysis, and before
you submit candidate bid document questions, if any, to the Government .
Module	4:	Ensuring	Proposal	Responsiveness	
The proposal team faces the challenge of meeting responsiveness
requirements . The team may take several approaches including                  Active	Alumni	Discount
storyboards and various interim proposal reviews . The proposal writing,
costing, data gathering, and tangible deliverable efforts begin in earnest .   Active UAHuntsville Alumni receive discounted prices on select
Module	5:	Meeting	the	Responsibility	Requirement	                              Professional and Continuing Studies courses each term .
The proposal team shifts its focus to proving that it is a responsible         Contact Rachel Osby at 256 .824 .2586 for information about
bidder . It strives to obtain the highest possible evaluation scores and       UAHuntsville Alumni Association membership .
ensure that it has given the Government strong indications of their ability
to perform this particular contract . The team obtains management
approval of the final proposal version, and the proposed technical,            PMP®	Certification	Bootcamp		$1195		page 9
schedule, and cost baselines, prior to a timely proposal submittal .           CLASSROOM: Jun 6 – 10 • M – F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2511052A
     CLASSROOM: Jul 18 – 22 • M – F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511066A            ONLINE: On Demand • D2511019A
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2511016A
	    Cleaver	•	35	hours	•	$1295	/	$1195*	 (Fee Includes Lunch)
                                                                               Excel	2007	Professional	Certificate		$700		page 23
                                                                               Introduction to Excel 2007, Intermediate Excel 2007, and Advanced Excel 2007
                                                     *NCMA Member Discount     CLASSROOM: P2111001A

                                                                               Essentials	of	Personal	Training		$300	
                                                                               Learn theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification
                                                                               exam in personal training . For complete details, visit www.uah.edu/HPE .
                                                                               CLASSROOM: May 31 – Jul 26 • T • 5:30 – 8:00 pm • C325001611A

                                                                               Structured	Functional	Analysis	in	Systems	Design		$795		page 19
                                                                               CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M – T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311036A

                                                                               Cyber	Security	Professional		$995		page 24
                                                                               CLASSROOM: Jul 12 – Aug 11 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111116A

                                                                               Private	Pilot	Ground	School		$495		page 14
                                                                               CLASSROOM: May 31 – Jul 26 • T • 5:30 – 8:45 pm • C323001611A

                                                                               Walk/Jog/Run		$100
                                                                               A positive introduction to walking, jogging, and running as a means to enhance fitness,
                                                                               promote weight control, and provide a lifetime fitness activity. For complete details, visit
                                                                               www.uah.edu/HPE.
                                                                               CLASSROOM: Jun 1 – Aug 1 • M, W • 5:30 – 6:30 pm • C311001611A

                                                                               Please call the registration
                                                                               office at 256.824.6010 to
                                                                               register for classes with
                                                                               the alumni discount.


                                                                                              www.uah.edu/alumni	•	256.824.2586
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                 INTERIOR DESIGN                                      EARN A
                                                                      PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
3D	Home	Design
Interior design professionals no longer depend on just
pen and paper to illustrate their ideas . This course
                                                                      Interior	Design
familiarizes you with 3D software and will give you a
hands-on opportunity to utilize technology to convey                  The Interior Design Certificate Program is        Certificate awarded after completion of:
your ideas . You will learn to build computer-generated               intended to augment creative talents to           1. Complete the nine required courses
models, place furniture, and view and develop interior                make space more functional and                    	 •	 Interior	Design	I,	II,	and	III	
spaces . Working examples and class lab time will help                beautiful for personal use and planning           	 •	 History	of	Period	Styles
familiarize you with the power of computers in the                    development . Through comprehensive               	 •	 Architectural	Drawing	
design field.                                                         training, the program can qualify persons         	 •	 3D	Home	Design
                                                                      for a variety of entry-level career               	 •	 Residential	Architecture	
Prerequisite: Ability to use Microsoft Windows is required.
                                                                      opportunities .                                   	 •	 Commercial	Architecture	
    CLASSROOM: Jun 20 – 30 • M, W, Th • 6 – 8:20 pm • C2511014A
	   Green	•	14	hours	•	$365                                           Interior Design career opportunities              	 •	 Communication/Marketing	Skills	
                                                                      include:                                          	 	 for	Interior	Designers
Optional	Course:                                                      1 . Assistant to building professionals such      2. Successfully complete all course
                                                                          as interior designers, contractors,              projects
Exterior Environments                                                     architects, etc ., in the implementation      3. Pass a review board oral examination
Well designed environments should extend beyond the                       of Interior Designs .                            offered during the summer term
interior walls of the building . This class introduces the
                                                                      2 . A sales representative or employee for        The Interior Design program does require
student to historical precedents, design concepts, and
                                                                          wallpaper, paint, carpet, lighting,           additional fees for textbooks, supplies, and
principles common to exterior environments . Topics
                                                                          furniture and fabric stores, office           review board participation.
include an overview of urban design and landscape
                                                                          furnishings and space planning
architecture, architecture/site connections, creating                                                                   Please Note: This program does not
                                                                          suppliers, architectural offices, etc.
design patterns in the landscape, site furnishings,                                                                     prepare individuals to present themselves
details, and plant selection .                                                                                          as Registered Interior Designers, a title
    CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 22 • M • 6 – 8:00 pm • C2511015A                 See our upcoming Fall 2011 catalog              awarded only by the Alabama State Board
	   Bird	•	6	hours	•	$155                                                  for a complete description of                of Interior Design. It is not preparatory for
                                                                                                                        the NCIDQ exam.
                                                                        Interior Design Certificate Program
                                                                        courses, or visit www.PCS.uah.edu.              Coordinated by LaMerle Mikell,
                                                                                                                        Registered Interior Designer




                                                                                           MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
                                                                  Human	Resource	Management	Essentials
                                                                  Whether you are new to human resources or need to strengthen your employee management
                                                                  skills this course is for you . Knowledge of the essentials in human resources can provide
                                                                  important on-the-job effectiveness, protect your business from litigation, and help advance
                                                                  your career . Covering real workplace issues, this course will arm you with practical skills
                                                                  you can immediately apply to your own situation . You will cover real-life HR issues, including
                                                                  employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, the employee performance
                                                                  process, and much more . You will also learn key information to keep you on track with
                                                                  compliance issues .
                                                                  Who	Should	Attend: Entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the
                                                                  HR function in their companies, and people looking into HR as a career-change possibility .
                                                                  Topics	Include:
                                                                  • Resource Management
                                                                  • Employment Law
                                                                  • Recruitment and Selection
                                                                  • Compensation and Benefits
                                                                  • Employee Development
                                                                  • Performance Management
                                                                      CLASSROOM: Aug 9 – 23 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2511068A
                                                                  	   Burton	•	15	hours	•	$595




                                                                                                              Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30     11
              MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP                                       EARN A
                                                                              PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Engineering	Management	Foundation
By introducing engineering and technology management concepts,
you gain an overview of strategies, organization culture and structure,
                                                                              Engineering	Management
motivational theories, and elements of internal and external environments .
Delve into defining the organization’s vision, understanding its mission,     Certificate awarded after completion of:
and communicating them . Explore models for strategic planning for            •	 Engineering	Management	Foundation
organizational direction . Learn how to encourage workers, and as a           •	 Economic	Analysis	and	Finance
leader, model the way .                                                       •	 Quality	Management
    ONLINE: Jun 1 – 20 • D2311033A
    ONLINE: Sep 21 – Oct 10 • D2312008A                                       •	 Strategies	for	Leading	Technical	Professionals
	   Lord	•	12	hours	•	$895                                                    •	 Strategic	Decision	Processes
                                                                              The most qualified engineering and business professionals today have
Economic	Analysis	and	Finance                                                 earned engineering or technology and management credentials . This
Cost and economic decision making are introduced allowing for                 innovative certificate is designed for professionals with an engineering or
comprehension of financial reports. Learn about the time value of             technology background who aspire to add management skills to their list
money, figures of merit, cost-benefit analysis, and productivity measures.    of credentials . This program prepares you to manage, lead, and excel
Discuss economic decision-making techniques including equivalent              in today’s complex technology and engineering environments . Successful
annual cost, rate of return, present worth, and cost-benefit methods.         completion of the program equips you with the knowledge to make strategic
Gain an introduction to financial accounting for those without any formal     technology and business decisions, lead and manage professionals, and
coursework in accounting . Learn to read, comprehend, and interpret           rise in management with validated management preparation .
financial statements with an emphasis on interpretation rather than           Presented by a cadre of engineering management professionals. Benefit
preparation . Examine the economic and regulatory environments                from their years of experience, applying methods and processes they present .
affecting financial reporting.
    ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 6 • D2312002A
                                                                              Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
    ONLINE: Nov 30 – Dec 19 • D2312009A                                       computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
	   Fortune	•	12	hours	•	$895


Quality	Management                                                            Save $500
Concepts and tools including lean enterprise management, Six Sigma,           Register for the entire certificate program.
quality assurance, and statistical quality control are presented . Explore
lean organization concepts in more depth . Learn to recognize each type       Reference session P2311002A and pay only $3975. See page 29 for details.
of “muda” or waste and methodologies to eliminate waste and minimize
effort on enabling activities .
    ONLINE: Sep 21 – Oct 10 • D2312003A                                       Strategic	Decision	Processes
    ONLINE: Jan 11 – 30, 2012 • D2312010A                                     Explore the alignment between the engineering project manager’s
	   Rahman	•	12	hours	•	$895                                                  technical decision processes and the company’s organizational strategy .
                                                                              Discuss both normative and descriptive approaches to strategic thinking .
Strategies	for	Leading	Technical	Professionals                                Learn structuring of strategic decision-making processes using rational,
                                                                              descriptive, political, and uncertainty models . Investigate linkages between
NOW ALSO OFFERED IN THE CLASSROOM!                                            strategy, organizational structure, and value chain with technical decision
Explore proven, practical, and innovative strategies for maximizing the       making . Learn about using performance measurement systems to
contribution of technical professionals, particularly as they contribute as   assess the effectiveness of strategic decision processes .
part of a technical product team . Learn about alternative organizational         ONLINE: May 25 – Jun 13 • D2311028A
structures and the complexities of transferring technology between and            ONLINE: Oct 19 – Nov 7 • D2312004A
within organizations . Discover the challenges of managing a project team         ONLINE: Feb 15 – Mar 5, 2012 • D2312011A
over the system life cycle . Gain an understanding of effective motivators    	   Componation	•	12	hours	•	$895
and how to manage and lead creative individuals .
Topics	Include:
• Performance planning
• Supporting innovation
• Technology transfer within organizations
• Characteristics of a project
• Motivation in a project setting
• Maximizing technical productivity
• Aligning organizational and team goals
(formerly Leading and Motivating Technical Professionals.)
    ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2311041A
    CLASSROOM: Aug 15 – 16 • M, T • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2311038A
    ONLINE: Oct 19 – Nov 7 • D2312012A
	   Fortune	•	12	hours	•	$895




    12     Register Now • www.PCS.uah.edu • 256.824.6010 • 800.448.4031
                                                                                                                 Engineering
                 MISSILES AND SUBSYSTEMS                                           Advanced	Solid	Rocket	Propulsion
                                                                                   The renewed interest in solid propulsion for the CEV and CLV has
                                                                                   resulted in a joint NASA/UAHuntsville/Industry initiative to bring the best
Introduction	to	Ballistic	Missile	Defense	Systems                                  in the business to The University of Alabama in Huntsville to educate the
This introductory course to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS)               next generation of solid rocket motor engineers . Take advantage of this
gives insight to the doctrine, history, and current Missile Defense                opportunity to engage in an extensive review of solid rocket propulsion .
Organizations and gives the participant an appreciation as to why the              Fee includes text “Rocket Propulsion Elements, Seventh Edition.”
United States continues to lead in the missile defense development                 Topics	Include:
arena . Study the several BMDS systems with an overview of the Theater             • Solid Rocket Motor Overview
High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Ground-based Midcourse Defense                 • Nozzle Design
(GMD), Aegis, and Patriot weapon systems . Develop an introductory                 • Solid Rocket Motor Design
systems-level knowledge of how those systems integrate with sensor                 • Igniter Design
systems such as Cobra Dane, AN/TPY-2, and Sea-Based X-Band (SBX)                   • Ballistic Modeling and Burn Rate
radar and learn the fundamentals of radar operations . Through practical           • Motor Manufacturing
exercises, gain an understanding of the Ballistic Missile Defense                  • Propellant Fundamentals
Systems weapon, sensor, and communication system integration to                    • Motor Case Design
defeat a threatening Tactical Ballistic Missile .                                  • Combustion and Two-Phase-Flow
Topics	Include:                                                                    • Propellant Grain Design
• BMD History                                                                      • Thermal Protection and Insulation
• BMDS Systems                                                                     • Motor Failure
• Tactical Ballistic Missile Threat                                                • Motor Demo and Performance
• BMDS Sensors                                                                     • Solid Rocket Motor Project
• Organization of AMD                                                              • System Engineering and Trades
• AMD Communications                                                               The program is also offered for graduate credit (MAE 695) through the
• Joint and Army Air & Missile Defense (AMD) Doctrine                              Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on a regular
    ONLINE: Jun 8 – 27 • D2311038A                                                 academic calendar . Contact MAE at 256 .824 .6154 for information .
    ONLINE: Oct 5 – 24 • D2312005A
                                                                                   Includes Presentations by Dan Meyer, Sam Schlueter, Carol Campbell,
	   Semmens	•	21	hours	•	$1095
                                                                                   Jim Kliegel, McKay Anderson, Roger Wright, Doug Brinton, Joe Koo, Russ
                                                                                   Ellis, Rob Black, Paul Willoughby, Ed Casillas, and Al McDonald .
Missile	System	Fundamentals                                                            ONLINE: On Demand • D2311017A
Participants must hold and provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Acceptable proof     	   Frederick	•	40	hours	•	$1295
requires one of the following: U.S. passport, Birth certificate with picture ID,
Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization from USCIS. (No Exceptions).          Tactical	Missile	Design	and	Integration
More than ever before, precision, lethality, and versatility are indispensable     Build a foundation in missile system design and the missile’s role in
instruments of modern warfare . This course equips students with a                 defense . Learn about the technology advancements in recent missile
foundational vocabulary and working knowledge of missile systems,                  design that have provided longer range standoff, higher speed, higher
technologies, issues, and problem-solving resources . Short quizzes                reliability, and precision accuracy . Develop the ability to understand
and an exercise are used to illustrate key concepts of requirements                maintenance and sustainability demands by understanding missile design
development, operations, and risk assessment . The course is designed              parameters . Learn missile design aspects beginning with discipline
for people in MDA, AMC, RDECOM, SMDC, RTC, project management                      elements of aerodynamics, propulsion, guidance, control, structures,
offices, and the contractor community who seek an introduction to or               and more . Address synthesizing the discipline elements into a missile
broadening of practical working knowledge .                                        design process and its evaluation, development, and system integration .
Topics	Include:                                                                    Study prediction methods for missile evaluation measures of merit such
• History, operational environments, and applications                              as flight performance, lethality, miss distance, survivability, reliability,
• Integration of key supporting disciplines                                        and cost . Explore system integration issues such as environment, launch
• Missile systems’ components, functions, and settings                             platform type and constraints, and targeting . Gain an appreciation for
• Technical, operational, and cost evaluation                                      the broad range of considerations in the missile system development
• The language of missile systems                                                  process . Leave the course with ability to understand tactical missile
• Tradeoffs between technology “reach,” cost, and performance                      design from a systems perspective .
• System performance assessment balance using combinations of                      Topics	Include:
   analysis, simulation, and test                                                  • Missile system engineering design, performance, and development
• The capabilities and limitations of missile technology                           • Operational examples include defense, precision strike, battlefield,
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2311018A                                                     and anti-aircraft missiles
	   Pitruzzello	•	35	hours	•	$1195                                                 • System sizing for rocket, ramjet, and turbojet-powered missiles
                                                                                   • Key drivers in the system design process
                                                                                   • Aerodynamic, propulsion, weight, flight performance considerations
                                                                                   • Measures of merit
                                                                                   • Launch platform integration
On	Demand	Online	Learning	                                                         • Development process
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants                            ONLINE: On Demand • D2311031A
have one month to complete the course, or two months for                           	   Fleeman	•	24	hours	•	$1295
courses over 30 hours .
                                                                                                       Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   13
              AEROSPACE AND FLIGHT SYSTEMS                                            Rotorcraft	Systems	Fundamentals	
                                                                                      NEW!
Introduction	to	Flight	Test	Engineering                                               Rotorcraft, also known as helicopters, have become a vital part of
Gain an introduction to the discipline of flight test engineering. Establish          military and commercial aviation . They are used by the military for many
your knowledge of fundamental categories of flight testing: experimental,             functions including missile warfare, search and rescue, minesweeping,
development, production, certification, and operational. Explore the                  troop movement, supply transport and more . Advantages of rotorcraft
evolving role of the flight test engineer (FTE) in flight test activity emphasizing   over fixed-wing aircraft are that lift and control are relatively independent
research, development, and test and evaluation of present day aircraft .              of forward speed. Other advantages include their ability to hover, fly forward,
Build a foundational understanding of civil aircraft certification requirements       backward, or sideways; and they don’t require a runway for takeoff or
and relevant military specifications. Learn FTE responsibilities and                  landing . Learn the history and fundamental aerodynamics of rotorcraft
relationships with test pilots; aerodynamic, flight control, performance,             systems in this course .
propulsion, and systems engineers; and management . Learn fundamental                 Topics	Include:	
principles of flight test planning, ground testing, the role of simulation,           • Applicable rotorcraft history
and resource and program management .                                                 • History of military/Army usability developments
Class	Exercises:	                                                                     • Army rotorcraft in use
• Flight testing from planning and management perspectives                            • Mission requirements and types of rotorcraft
• Civil and military certification requirements and specifications                    • Aerodynamics of flight
• Flight test safety issues examining risk analysis, envelope expansion,              • Rotary and fixed wing differences
   the FAA’s flight test safety database and mishap history in flight testing         • Rotorcraft sub-systems
• Management perspectives and effective responses                                     • Design requirements and considerations
• Test pilot concerns and appropriate relationship management                         • Performance requirements
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311042A                                                    • Operational environments
	    Hewett	•	14	hours	•	$995                                                         • Systems Engineering and trade space
                                                                                      • Support abilities ~ Reliability, maintainability, sustainability
Intermediate	Flight	Test	Principles                                                   	
                                                                                          CLASSROOM: Sep 19 – 21 • M – W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312007A
                                                                                          Kimberlin	•	21	hours	•	$995
Develop understanding of detailed flight testing from an engineering
discipline perspective: instrumentation, performance, stability and
control, flight control, propulsion, structures, and systems. Review the
                                                                                      Private	Pilot	Ground	School
principles of flight and aero- and flight-dynamic considerations important            NEW!
to the FTE in conducting testing activity and how aircraft characteristics            Whether you are aspiring to an aviation career, or just want to learn the
influence test design, planning, and conduct activity. Develop keener                 requirements to become a pilot, you will gain a better appreciation and
awareness of how test design influences safety and acquiring usable                   understanding of aviation and piloting airplanes . Prepare to successfully
data from production and flight test instrumentation. Understand in                   complete the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Private Pilot - Airplane
detail the differences in discipline testing for military specification and           Knowledge Test . Passing this test is one of the prerequisites for
civil certification requirements. Receive an overview of the process                  obtaining a Private Pilot’s license from the FAA . This course is designed
and regulations of FAA certification. Learn processes of converting                   in accordance with Part 141 – Pilot Schools Training Requirements of
requirements and specifications into flight test activity focusing on data            the Federal Aviation Regulations . Cover the twelve federally mandated
acquisition and reporting .                                                           aeronautical knowledge areas required for private pilot certification.
Topics	Include:                                                                       FAA-approved and aviation-industry endorsed curriculum training
• Learn first flight and envelope expansion methods                                   techniques and materials are used . The comprehensive Student Kit is
• Creating a first flight test plan                                                   authored by Gleim Aviation, the industry standard in pilot training, and
• Constructing instrumentation requirements for specific maneuvers                    supplemented by in-flight photography and multimedia to reinforce the
• Writing test cards                                                                  basic knowledge requirements and examples presented . The Student Kit
• Planning flight tests and creating test points to meet specific                     is available for $150 at the UAHuntsville or Off-Campus Bookstore.
  requirements from FAA FAR Part 25 using FAA Advisory Circular 25-7A                     CLASSROOM: May 31 – Jul 26 • T • 5:30 – 8:45 pm • C323001611A
  as a guide                                                                          	   Lindstrom	•	48	hours	•	$595
• Reviewing mishaps in flight tests and their implications
Prerequisite: Engineering background and Introduction to Flight Test
Engineering or equivalent experience.
     CLASSROOM: Apr 25 – 27 • M – W • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2311033A
	    Hewett	•	24	hours	•	$1295




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                      TEST AND EVALUATION                                          EARN A
                                                                                   PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Test and Evaluation Foundation
Gain an understanding of how T&E, acquisition, and requirements
personnel integrate efforts . Become familiar with elements of test
                                                                                   Test and Evaluation
programs, test sites that provide the best data to support your test
requirement, and gain the confidence to proceed with assurance.                    Certificate awarded after completion of:
Topics	Include:	                                                                   Core Courses:
• Test and evaluation overview            • Foundational concepts                  •	 Test	and	Evaluation	Foundation
• Practical guidelines and resources • Integration of efforts                      •	 Requirements	Development
• Test facilities and organizations       • Lessons learned                        •	 Data	Collection,	Analysis,	and	Reporting
• Test and evaluation master plan                                                  •	 Test	Design,	Planning,	and	Conduct
• Critical operational issues and criteria                                         Elective Courses (choose one):
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2311013A
                                                                                   •	 Systems	Validation	and	Verification
	   Isbell	•	14	hours	•	$895
                                                                                   •	 Modeling	and	Simulation	for	T&E

Requirements Development                                                           Designed to present processes applicable to any test and evaluation activity,
                                                                                   this program provides participants the reality of test application to the
Go beyond the typical textbook process by applying experience-based
                                                                                   product life cycle . Subject experts offer their experience to lead you through
instruction . Participants will engage in interactive exercises providing the
                                                                                   the test and evaluation (T&E) process from a first requirements dialogue
opportunity to develop requirements . Upon completion, participants will
                                                                                   between systems and T&E personnel to a requirements-responsive data
have experienced an entire requirements development process .
                                                                                   report . Learn the roles and responsibilities/functions of T&E applied across
Topics	Include:	                                                                   the life cycle using a multidisciplinary approach . Gain from lessons learned
• Develop/analyze system requirements                                              to utilize proactive and practical approaches to provide optimum T&E results .
• Allocation of system requirements                                                Develop insights into the T&E practice, its economics and complexity, and
• Requirements verification from a systems and test perspective                    learn to identify T&E methods and tools that are appropriate to each stage of
Also serves as a core course for the Systems Engineering Certificate Program.      the system life cycle . Gain knowledge of how the appropriate application of
    CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 18 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312002A                  T&E can identify component/system failures and influence design modifications.
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2311008A                                                  Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, project management,
	   Atchley	•	14	hours	•	$895
                                                                                   science, computer science or related field, or equivalent experience.

Data	Collection,	Analysis,	and	Reporting
Focus on instrumentation and measurements of real-time physical                    Save $500
stimuli and responses during test procedures, and on validating,                   Register for the entire certificate program.
analyzing, interpreting, reporting, and archiving the results . Become
familiar with tools and methods used to acquire/analyze data, and to               Reference session P2311001A and pay only $4275. See page 29 for details.
provide an understanding of their benefits and limitations.
Topics	Include:	
• Transducer selection and use                                                     System	Validation	and	Verification
• Transmission of data via telemetry                                               Ensure that you have a complete approach to the Validation and Verification
• Measurement system calibration                                                   (V&V) of your product . The process of System V&V seeks to assure the
• Data translation and archival                                                    developer of a new system that the system works as designed, and that the
• Signal conditioning equipment and methods                                        design fulfills its intended function. Required documentation to accomplish
• Data recording equipment and methods                                             V&V functions is described . Hands-on cases help to plan, develop metrics,
• Quick-look and post-test data validation                                         and execute V&V activities in your organization throughout the life cycle .
• Pre-test and post-test data analysis                                             Topics	Include:	
• Data analysis tools and methods                                                  • Team/management structures             • Test and evaluation integration
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2311014A                                                  • Development of V&V metrics             • Specification development
	   K.	Bell/Porter	•	14	hours	•	$895                                               • Systems engineering V&V planning
                                                                                   • Requirements analysis and allocation V&V
Test	Design,	Planning,	and	Conduct                                                 • Cohesive and successful drawing processes
Develop an understanding of test design and experiments that provide               Also serves as a core course for the Systems Engineering Certificate Program.
optimum results for available resources . Learn to facilitate progress                 CLASSROOM: May 16 – 17 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311019A • $875
reporting and plan flexibility to allow adaptation as the test effort or program       CLASSROOM: Jan 9 – 10, 2012 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312005A • $895
                                                                                       ONLINE: On Demand • D2311010A • $895
proceeds. Join in group exercises demonstrating efficient/effective
                                                                                   	   Gunther	•	14	hours
application of testing tools/methods .
Topics	Include:	
• The scientific method and test design                                            Modeling	and	Simulation	for	T&E
• Requirements flow down                                                           Discover the use of modeling and simulation as a complement to physical
• Systems engineering and testing                                                  testing in support of systems evaluation . Forms of use of simulation in
• Data analysis and reporting                                                      support of test planning, test execution, and systems analysis will be
• Needs, requirements, and objectives                                              described, characterized, and illustrated with real-world examples .
• Developing good test objectives                                                  Topics	Include:	
• Models and simulations in test applications                                      • Definitions and relationships        • Product systems engineering
• Instrumentation in test design and conduct                                       • Evaluation requirements              • Test data
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2311015A                                                  • Investment in simulation and testing
	   Mullins	•	21	hours	•	$1195                                                     • Simulation and test coordination
                                                                                   • Simulation for pre-test, test execution, and post-test analysis
                                                                                       CLASSROOM: Jun 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311014A • $875
                                                                                       ONLINE: On Demand • D2311003A • $895
                                                                                   	   Morris	•	14	hours

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                       RADAR APPLICATIONS                                     EARN A
                                                                              PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Fundamental	Concepts	in	Radar	Systems
The basic principles and concepts of modern radar systems, radar
measurements, radar signatures, and radar functions are introduced
                                                                              Foundations	in	Radar	Concepts
in a comprehensive and self-contained manner by illustrating what
happens during “one day in the life of a pulse .” Basic concepts explored     Certificate awarded after completion of:
will lead to a simple, intuitive derivation of the Radar Equation . These     •	 Fundamental	Concepts	in	Radar	Systems
are followed by the basic concepts of radar signal processing, target         •	 Modeling	and	Simulation	of	Radar	Systems
detection, radar measurements, and radar signatures . The processing          •	 Radar	Signal	Processing	Techniques
and utilization of these measurements and signatures are used to
introduce the concepts of radar search, track, and discrimination . Missile   Gain a solid foundation in the basics of radar from development of
and Air Defense radar missions illustrate concepts .                          the range equation, through modeling and simulation approaches, to
Topics	Include:	                                                              the intricacies of modern signal processing . Courses are formulated
• Radar range equation and sensitivity                                        to convey the basics of radar, minimizing complex mathematical
• Antenna gain calculations                                                   explanations that are applicable to participants who do not wish to
• Target Radar Cross Section (RCS)                                            concentrate their efforts on math-intensive approaches .
• Noise cancellation                                                          This program is designed to provide individuals and groups from
• Transmit and receive losses                                                 government and industry with the capability to assess and understand
• Waveform design                                                             future developments in this field.
• Air defense radar fundamentals                                              Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
• MTI radar fundamentals                                                      computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311029A


                                                                              Save $300
	    Poggio	•	20	hours	•	$1195


Modeling	and	Simulation	of	Radar	Systems	                                     Register for the entire certificate program.
This course provides MATLAB and Excel implementations of many
equations and concepts explored in the introductory course . The              Reference session P2311005A and pay only $3285. See page 29 for details.
programs that participants will develop and use provide a strong
foundation for further radar modeling and simulation . Examples include
simulations that demonstrate the operation of monopulse trackers and          Radar	Signal	Processing	Techniques
various types of target tracking algorithms .                                 Explore modern radar signal processing techniques from the pulse
Topics	Include:	                                                              compression and Doppler filtering subsystem through target detection,
• Radar range equation                                                        tracking, and classification/discrimination. Discuss techniques for mitigating
• Detection probability calculation                                           the effects of clutter and electronic countermeasures on target detection .
• Clutter model generation routines                                           Analytical techniques will be developed to provide strategies for guiding
• Ambiguity function generation                                               the design of radar hardware and software to achieve system objectives .
Prerequisite: Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems or equivalent
                                                                              Examples include ground-based air defense, bistatic, and airborne/
experience.                                                                   space-borne synthetic aperture radar .
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311030A                                            Topics	Include:	
	    Mahafza/Harrison	•	20	hours	•	$1195                                      • Radar signal processing                      • Waveform processing
                                                                              • Radar detection theory                       • Multiple target tracking
                                                                              • Air defense and bistatic examples
On	Demand	Online	Learning	                                                    • Target classification and discrimination
                                                                              Prerequisite: Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems or equivalent experience.
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants
                                                                                  ONLINE: Aug 10 – 29 • D2311032A
have one month to complete the course, or two months for                          ONLINE: Nov 2 – 21 • D2312001A
courses over 30 hours .                                                       	   Lawrence	•	20	hours	•	$1195



                                                                     SUPPLY CHAIN
Supply	Chain	Management	Foundation                                            Supply	Chain	Relationship	Management
Gain an overview of integrated supply chains with an emphasis on              Supply chains encompass end-to-end business processes, which include
business process integration for optimal supply chain performance . The       both suppliers and customers . Learn an essential for success – managing
SCOR model will be introduced for process modeling and diagnostics .          relationships with key business partners .
The course also serves as Executive Development for senior managers           Topics	Include:
and executives.                                                               • Maintaining viability
Topics	Include:                                                               • Inter-relationships
• Defining supply chain, enterprise, logistics, service, product life cycle   • Performance work statement
• Distinguishing SC from logistics                                            • Order fulfillment
• Supply chain network structure                                              • Applying metrics
• Identifying supply chain elements                                           • Customer management
• Introducing SC tools/methods                                                • Quality
• Structural dimensions of the SC network                                     • Supplier management
• Integrated GSCF Supply Chain Business Processes                             • Identifying who we are today – customer/supplier
• Considering global vs. local SC impact                                      • Risk assessment, mitigation, variability, incentives
     CLASSROOM: May 17 – 18 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511055A                CLASSROOM: Jun 21 – 22 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511056A
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2511037A                                                ONLINE: Jul 13 – Aug 1 • D2511052A
	    G.	Harris/Jimerson	•	14	hours	•	$895                                     	   Deaton/Gardner	•	14	hours	•	$895


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                              SUPPLY CHAIN                                     EARN A
                                                                               PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Demand	Management
Supply chain performance is dependent upon an organization’s ability
to synchronize its production rate with customer demand . Learn the
                                                                               Integrated	Supply	Chain	
basic tools for forecasting and understanding demand patterns, along           Management
with Lean Six Sigma techniques for optimizing production capacity and
inventory levels .
                                                                               Certificate awarded after completion of:
Topics	Include:
• Demands                                                                      •	 Supply	Chain	Management	Foundation
• Nuisance Items                                                               •	 Supply	Chain	Relationship	Management
• Demand by product characteristic                                             •	 Demand	Management
• Inventory management                                                         •	 Research	and	Product	Development
• Optimizing SC flows
• Capacity planning activity                                                   •	 Operations	Systems	Management
• Quality, Lean Six Sigma                                                      •	 Supply	Chain	Strategy	Development
• Metrics/Analysis                                                             Supply chains are a network of multiple defense, aerospace, and/
• Safety stock and models to produce                                           or commercial organizations in working relationships . Supply chain
• Forecasting and forecasting types                                            management offers a method of managing businesses and supply chain
• Using forecasts and customer data to reduce uncertainty                      member relationships to achieve total business process excellence .
• Coordinate marketing requirements and production plans                       Learn key elements and best practices of effective supply chain
• Balancing availability and reliability requirements with capabilities        management .
    CLASSROOM: Jul 26 – 27 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511057A
    ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 5 • D2512010A                                         Developed with guidance from academia, industry, and government
	   Componation	•	14	hours	•	$895                                              senior managers, the program provides foundational best practice
                                                                               concepts for implementation of successful supply chain processes
                                                                               in the aerospace and defense sectors . Examples of application and
Research	and	Product	Development                                               special challenges to aerospace and defense supply chains are provided
Discover the importance of product development process integration in          throughout . Supply chain business processes, metrics, risk assessment
reducing time and cost to market . As product life cycles shorten, the right   and mitigation, and the impact of information systems and tools are
products must be developed and successfully launched in ever shorter           interwoven into each course . Content addresses how the Supply Chain
timeframes . Successful product development takes into account form,           Operations Reference (SCOR) model is applied, but is not limited to
fit, function, and process.                                                    that method . Practical exercises include how to develop supply chain
Topics	Include:                                                                strategies enabling the network to match demand with supply even in
• Identifying customer needs                                                   the face of uncertainty .
• Deciding “make vs. buy”
• Selecting materials, parts, and processes
• Designing with “..ilities” considered
• Providing repair/support of unserviceables
                                                                               Save $450
• Designing for product enhancements and support                               Register for the entire certificate program.
• Determining efficient production/manufacturing flow                          Reference session P2511001A and pay only $4920. See page 29 for details.
• Establishing relevant product and process standards/specifications
• Developing production technology in manufacturing flow to
    manufacture and integrate into the best supply chain flow for the
    product/market combination
                                                                               Supply	Chain	Strategy	Development
                                                                               Understanding how the enterprise chooses to compete is the first step
    CLASSROOM: Aug 23 – 24 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2512001A
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511040A
                                                                               for supply chain managers and executives in developing a strategy .
	   Gunther	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                  Grasp the steps to a supply chain operation strategy that “sees”
                                                                               itself as a customer-facing entity serving the competitive goals of the
                                                                               enterprise . Through hands-on supply chain strategy simulation, build an
Operations	Systems	Management                                                  understanding that SC strategy is more than a linear derivative of the
Effective supply chain management meets customer needs in terms                business strategy .
of cost and scheduling . Explore how to reach the objective of developing      Topics	Include:
a seamless process from supplier to organization and ultimately to its         • Assessing the extended supply chain
various customer segments .                                                    • Developing an implementation plan
Topics	Include:                                                                • Development considerations
• Cellular/Modular manufacturing                                               • Performance management
• Process selection                                                            • Iterating the cost – benefit evaluation process
• Support documentation                                                        • Avoiding potential pitfalls
• Obsolescence management                                                      • Understanding the enterprise and business strategy
• Metrics                                                                      • Developing SC strategy for product demand characteristics
• Line balancing                                                               • Understanding differences in responsive and efficient SC strategies
• Production layout                                                            • Hybrid SC strategies/tailoring to product characteristics
• Manufacturing technology                                                     • Keeping partner communication open
• Making vs. buying                                                                CLASSROOM: May 11 – 12 • W, Th • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2511006A • $825
• Best practices                                                                   ONLINE: On Demand • D2511042A • $895
• Manufacturing equipment selection                                                CLASSROOM: Oct 25 – 26 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2512003A • $895
• Reverse logistics – DoD/repairability                                        	   G.	Harris	•	14	hours
• Configuration management and control/quality systems
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511041A
    CLASSROOM: Sep 20 – 21 • T, W • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2512002A
	   Loyd	•	14	hours	•	$895



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                       SYSTEMS ENGINEERING                                          EARN A
                                                                                    PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Systems	Engineering	Overview
Gain a clear understanding of the fundamental concepts of systems
engineering from the perspective of a systems engineer or project
                                                                                    Systems	Engineering
manager . Divided into four sections, this course begins with the basic
concepts and concludes with a discussion of current trends in systems               Certificate awarded after completion of:
engineering and systems engineering management .                                    •	 Systems	Engineering	Overview
Topics	Include:	                                                                    •	 Requirements	Development
• Systems engineering concepts and processes                                        •	 Trade	Studies	and	Decision	Making
• The overall project management process
                                                                                    •	 Systems	Analysis,	Modeling,	and	Simulation
• Traditional systems engineering techniques
• Problem-solving processes                                                         •	 System	Validation	and	Verification
• Analysis and control tools                                                        •	 Risk	Assessment	and	Management
• Current trends in systems engineering
                                                                                    Refine your ability to design, develop, and manage complex systems.
     CLASSROOM: Sep 12 – 13 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312001A
                                                                                    This certificate program provides an understanding of the process and
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311007A
	    Parker	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                       application of systems engineering methods . According to studies of
                                                                                    complex programs, the cost impact of errors can be reduced by as much
                                                                                    as 500% by proper application of forethought . Systems engineering
Requirements Development                                                            addresses the system’s life cycle from initial concept development to
Go beyond the typical textbook process by applying experience-based                 system retirement .
instruction . Participants will engage in interactive exercises providing the       Rather than separate well-defined functions, systems today interact
opportunity to develop requirements . Upon completion, participants will            in complex ways to perform operational needs . Systems engineering
have experienced an entire requirements development process .                       disciplines and concepts provide ways to manage this complexity .
Topics	Include:	
• Develop/analyze system requirements                                               Developed with an Advisory Committee composed of senior practitioners
• Allocation of system requirements                                                 at the U .S . Army Aviation and Missile Command, the Space and Missile
• Requirements verification from a systems and test perspective                     Defense Command, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, academia, and
                                                                                    private industry, the program offers participants the opportunity to learn
Also serves as a core course for the Test and Evaluation Certificate Program.
                                                                                    from the most respected industry experts .
     CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 18 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312002A
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311008A                                                  Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
	    Atchley	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                      computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
                                                                                    With the cooperation of the UAH ISEEM Department, the program also helps
Trade	Studies	and	Decision	Making                                                   students fulfill requirements for the Systems Engineering Concentration in
                                                                                    the MSE. Students who successfully complete the Certificate Program may
Master the formal decision-making methodology within the systems
                                                                                    apply for the certificate to be accepted as a substitute for one graduate
engineering process used to identify and evaluate alternatives . Trade              elective course.
Studies are used to balance performance, schedule, cost, and risk
variables . Simple and complex trade study methodologies are presented
along with examples of problems often encountered with trade studies in
the field. Examples of simulations and graphical presentation techniques            Save $450
are presented to support the trade study process .                                  Register for the entire certificate program.
Topics	Include:	                                                                    Reference session P2311003A and pay only $4920. See page 29 for details.
• Single and multi-variable trades
• Trade study objectives
• Evaluating alternatives
• Sensitivity analysis                                                              System	Validation	and	Verification
• Models, attributes, and weights                                                   Ensure that you have a complete approach to the Validation and
     CLASSROOM: Nov 14 – 15 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312003A                  Verification (V&V) of your product. The process of System V&V seeks
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311009A                                                  to assure the developer of a new system that the system works as
	    Gunther	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                      designed, and that the design fulfills its intended function. Required
                                                                                    documentation to accomplish V&V functions is described . Hands-on
Systems	Analysis,	Modeling,	and	Simulation                                          cases help to plan, develop metrics, and execute V&V activities in your
                                                                                    organization throughout the life cycle .
Develop an understanding of the objectives of systems analysis and
its foundational role in systems engineering . Complementing System                 Topics	Include:	
Validation and Verification, this course provides broad coverage of                 • Team/management structures
the analytical methods that, with tests, provide the basis for systems              • Test and evaluation integration
validation and verification processes and procedures. It will help you              • Development of V&V metrics
develop your skill base for the development of systems models, the                  • Specification development
integration of component models into a systems model, and                           • Systems engineering V&V planning
model-based and hardware-in-the-loop simulation .                                   • Requirements analysis and allocation V&V
                                                                                    • Cohesive and successful drawing processes
Topics	Include:	
• Systems analysis methods                                                          Also serves as a core course for the Test and Evaluation Certificate Program.
• Temporal utility of models                                                            CLASSROOM: May 16 – 17 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311019A • $875
                                                                                        CLASSROOM: Jan 9 – 10, 2012 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312005A • $895
• Tools for developing systems models                                                   ONLINE: On Demand • D2311010A • $895
• Model fidelity                                                                    	   Gunther	•	14	hours
Also serves as a core course for the Modeling and Simulation Certificate Program.
     CLASSROOM: Jun 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311020A • $875
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311012A • $895
     CLASSROOM: Dec 12 – 13 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312004A • $895
	    Little	•	14	hours


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Risk Assessment and Management                                                Structured	Functional	Analysis	
Learn how to recognize and characterize risky situations. Assess              in Systems Design
their potential adverse consequences, reduce selected adverse
consequences before-the-fact and provide for the rest after-the-fact,         NEW!
monitor and control risk performance, and ensure success even in the          In order to optimize an engineering design, functional analysis and
face of uncertainties. Learn methodologies to assess the risks with each      allocation needs to be performed. This highly interactive course will show
life cycle phase and how to mitigate them.                                    how the functional decomposition methodology will enhance systems
Topics Include:                                                               design for an optimal and repeatable thought process. Participants
• Risk management concepts                                                    will receive hands-on application of functional analysis and allocation
• Schedule, budget, and technical risk                                        within the systems engineering process through integrated case study
• Technology assessment                                                       collaboration. Learn the importance of influencing the design early in
    CLASSROOM: Feb 13 – 14, 2012 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312006A       a project by efficiently and effectively applying functional thinking –
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2311011A                                             functional analysis, allocation and decomposition. The case studies
	   Kohl	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                    will utilize tools to trace customer requirements to functions then to
                                                                              the design, providing the system design checks and balances. Design
                                                                              considerations will be addressed throughout the life cycle by assessing
                                                                              the “ilities,” technologies, trades, risks, etc., to achieve this optimal design.
Systems	and	Project	Integration                                               Topics Include:
NEW!                                                                          • Technical Processes:
Understanding the integration of project management and systems                  - Functional Analysis and Allocation inputs and outputs within the
engineering through the product development life cycle is critical to               systems engineering process
successful product delivery. In a comprehensive week-long program,               - Case Study Tools: Requirements Management, Functional Flow
learn to use programmatic and technical data to support projects. Learn             Block Diagrams, Requirements Allocation Sheets, Timeline
team formation best practices in organizing and managing product                    Analysis Sheets, Concept Description Sheets, and Physical Architecture
development teams. Explore decision making techniques and critical               - Requirements hierarchy and traceability: tying Customer Needs
thinking skills to facilitate technical decision-making. Learn about using          to Functions to Physical elements
multiple programmatic data sources to better support project management       • Technical Management Processes:
decisions. Use both technical and programmatic data to link project              - “ilities” Design Influence: Technology Readiness/Maturity,
decisions with an overall organizational strategy. You will analyze and             Trade Studies, Risk Assessment, Integration, Verification and
work through multiple case studies both individually and as part of a class         Validation, and Life Cycle Balancing/Affordability
team to further enhance your understanding of the integration process.            CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M – T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311036A
                                                                              	   Gunther	•	14	hours	•	$895
Topics Include:
• Team Building for Integrated Projects
• Systems Review/Integration into Project
• Classic Project Management Skill Sets and Integration with SE               On	Demand	Online	Learning	
• Problem Solving using SE, PM, Leadership Tools/Mapping                      Register for an On Demand course at ANY time. Participants
• Current Research/Work and Best Practices                                    have one month to complete the course, or two months for
    CLASSROOM: Jun 20 – 24 • M – F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311037A
                                                                              courses over 30 hours.
	   Componation/Fortune	•	35	hours	•	$1995
                                                                              See page 26 for a complete list of On Demand courses.




Program	and	Project	Management
Engage in two days of study with Michael D. Griffin, UAHuntsville Eminent     Topics Include:
Scholar and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and            • Introduction
gain from his experience in managing challenging, high profile programs.      • Project life cycle
Leave with a new understanding of program management, and a road              • Project definition and planning
map for future success.                                                       • Scheduling
The Program Manager has the responsibility within an organization for         • Costing
accomplishing a task subject to various constraints, including technology     • Contingency management
limitations; performance and schedule requirements; total cost; cash          • Monitoring the project
flow; the preferences of customers, supervisors, and subordinates; and        • Organizational issues
political concerns from local to international. Balancing these constraints   • Directing the project
is the art and science of program management. More succinctly, the            • The human element
Program Manager’s dilemma can be captured on a bumper sticker:                • Coping with problems
“Good, fast, cheap - pick any two.”
                      You will learn about the criticality of the Program
                      Manager’s role in organizational success and
                      delve into the human relations which frequently
                      shape whether or not a project will be successful.
                      Federally funded programs provide illustrations of
                      program management challenges and underscore
                      the importance of good management practice. You
                      will benefit from the instructor’s extensive insight,
                      learning concepts which are transferrable to your
                      own range of activity.
    CLASSROOM: Oct 11 – 12 • T, W • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2512004A
    ONLINE: On Demand • D2511053A
	   Griffin	•	16	hours	•	$1295

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                  MODELING AND SIMULATION                                         EARN A
                                                                                  PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
Fundamentals	of	Modeling	and	Simulation	
Welcome to the world of modeling and simulation! M&S is being used
worldwide by the military, industry, and academia as a technological
                                                                                  Modeling	and	Simulation
enabler to enhance analysis, acquisition, and training . This course
introduces M&S concepts, explains how simulations work, explores                  Certificate awarded after completion of:
how M&S is used, and forecasts where M&S technology is heading .                  •	 Fundamentals	of	Modeling	and	Simulation
Includes hands-on experiences with simulations and developing simple              •	 Developing	Simulations
simulations .                                                                     •	 Simulation	Verification,	Validation,	and	Accreditation
Topics	Include:
                                                                                  •	 Systems	Analysis,	Modeling,	and	Simulation
• Simulation applications and purposes
• Fidelity                                                                        Learn the benefits of using models and their simulation to improve
• Common simulation tools                                                         engineering processes and provide practical means for system of
• M&S concepts                                                                    systems integration planning, improve live test planning, and represent
• Introduction to modeling                                                        system attributes not easily examined in real-time . Modeling and
• Simulation credibility                                                          Simulation (M&S) is used in a wide range of DoD and aerospace
• M&S technology trends                                                           applications such as mission, combat, logistics, and human factors
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311039A                                                planning . In each application area, M&S is used across the life cycle
	    Gross	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                      including concept development, design, production, testing, deployment,
                                                                                  and operations . Program advisors from government, academia, and
Developing	Simulations                                                            industry guided our M&S program’s development . Build a foundation
                                                                                  in M&S to improve decision making, product design, risks/safety, and
Explore the challenges of real world simulation development . Understand          program efficiencies.
how to plan M&S for large-scale projects . Learn to plan and execute a
simulation project including conceptual modeling, simulation design,              You	Will	Investigate:	
and simulation . Explore modeling approaches including stochastic and             • Real world modeling and simulation applications
physics-based modeling, and artificial intelligence. Delve into simulation        • Tools appropriate to your situation
techniques, design features, and simulation engines and languages .               • Effective, credible, affordable simulations
Includes hands-on experiences with simulations and developing simple              How	You	Will	Benefit:
models and simulations .                                                          • Learn from real world M&S experts
Topics	Include:                                                                   • Network with peers
• M&S projects                                                                    • Use lessons learned for immediate on the job impact
• M&S processes & standards                                                       • Establish your M&S credentials
• Conceptual modeling                                                             • Increase efficiencies and reduce project timelines
• Modeling techniques                                                             Prerequisite: Undergraduate degree in engineering, science, mathematics,
• Simulation techniques & design                                                  computer science, a closely allied field, or equivalent experience.
     ONLINE: On Demand • D2311040A
	    Gross	•	14	hours	•	$895


Simulation	Verification,	Validation,	                                             Save $400
                                                                                  Register for the entire certificate program.
and	Accreditation
                                                                                  Reference session P2311004A and pay only $3180. See page 29 for details.
Understand the issues of simulation acceptability and credibility, and
how various validation disciplines are employed to produce actionable
simulation findings. Approaches to validation, data gathering, configuration
management, typical VV&A, current tools, policies, and processes are              Systems	Analysis,	Modeling,	and	Simulation
presented . Discover the real-world challenges of building credible simulations   Develop an understanding of the objectives of systems analysis and
and federations, how to address them, and how to overcome them .                  its foundational role in systems engineering . Complementing System
Topics	Include:                                                                   Validation and Verification, this course provides broad coverage of
• DoD, HLS, and NASA VV&A approaches                                              the analytical methods that, with tests, provide the basis for systems
• V&V techniques                                                                  validation and verification processes and procedures. It will help you
• Operational and technical requirements                                          develop your skill base for the development of systems models, the
• Developmental testing                                                           integration of component models into a systems model, and model-
• System design model comparisons                                                 based and hardware-in-the-loop simulation .
• Operational testing and user acceptance
• Post-deployment simulation issues
                                                                                  Topics	Include:	
                                                                                  • Systems analysis methods
     ONLINE: Aug 17 – Sep 6 • D2312006A
	    Petty	•	14	hours	•	$895                                                      • Temporal utility of models
                                                                                  • Tools for developing systems models
                                                                                  • Model fidelity
                                                                                  Also serves as a core course for the Systems Engineering Certificate Program.
                                                                                      CLASSROOM: Jun 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2311020A
On	Demand	Online	Learning	                                                            CLASSROOM: Dec 13 – 14 • M, T • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2312004A
Register for an On Demand course at ANY time . Participants                           ONLINE: On Demand • D2311012A
                                                                                  	   Little	•	14	hours	•	$895
have one month to complete the course, or two months for
courses over 30 hours .
See page 26 for a complete list of On Demand courses .




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                                                                                                                                 IT Tools
           DIGITAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT                                     Introduction	to	Adobe	Dreamweaver
                                                                              NEW!
Web	Applications	Using	Oracle	APEX                                            Learn how to use Dreamweaver CS5 to create, modify, and enhance web
                                                                              sites . In this hands-on course, learn best practices in web site planning
NEW!                                                                          and development . Learn how to create web pages from templates, create
Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a web application development tool       new, eye-catching designs with CSS, and publish a site .
for the Oracle database . Using only a web browser and limited programming    Topics	Include:
experience, learn to develop and deploy database-centric, professional        • Dreamweaver interface
applications . Start with a basic introduction to the Oracle APEX software;   • Customizing the interface
end with successfully developing live, deployable applications .              • HTML and CSS basics
Topics	Include:                                                               • Working with templates
• APEX overview                                                               • Publishing to the web
• Developing applications                                                         CLASSROOM: Jul 11 – 20 • M, W • 5:00 –8:30 pm • C2111125A
• Modifying existing applications                                             	   Busby	•	14	hours	•	$575
• Deploying applications
• Navigating APEX’s menu structure
• Best practices                                                              Introduction	to	Adobe	Flex
• Defining and tuning application attributes                                  NEW!
• Debugging and troubleshooting applications                                  Gain an introduction to the primary features of Flex 4 for building fully
• Extending applications by defining additional application pages             functional, well-architected Rich Internet Applications (RIA) . Flex is a
Prerequisite: Working knowledge of PCs; Oracle database experience a plus     highly productive, free open source framework for building and maintaining
but not required.                                                             expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers,
    CLASSROOM: Jun 14 – 30 • T, Th • 5:00 – 8:20 pm • C2111130A               desktops, and operating systems . Flex allows experienced developers to
	   T.	Bell	•	20	hours	•	$825                                                 build and create intuitive, interactive, visual applications for the web and
                                                                              desktop .
Adobe	Photoshop	Essentials                                                    Topics	Include:
Give your presentation that polished look with photographs and graphics,      • About RIAs and Flex
using the tool that professionals use . Pictures help give any report,        • Flex Builder Interface
presentation, or website a professional edge, and Adobe Photoshop             • Flex Controls and Events
CS5 is the industry standard for working with digital images . Learn to       • Using Dynamic XML Data
create and edit your own digital graphics and photographs . Explore the       • Flex Classes
Photoshop interface and tools for selecting and optimizing images . This      Prerequisite: Experience with object-oriented programming concepts, such as
hands-on course examines color and resolution, layers, vector drawing,        Java, C++, Cocoa, or PHP5 and JavaScript, XML, and HTML/CSS.
typography, and photographic restoration and retouching .                         CLASSROOM: Aug 8 – 17 • M, W • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111126A
                                                                              	   Busby	•	12	hours	•	$525
This course is intended for a diverse audience including, but not limited
to, computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance
graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites;           Introduction	to	XML
photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print or           The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) seems to be used almost
web; students interested in graphic design or those with novice design        everywhere in software development today from simple configuration
skills; and professionals who want to learn Photoshop CS5 .                   files to Web services and even XML-based database engines. You will
Topics	Include:                                                               learn the XML syntax to create well-formed and valid XML documents
• Selecting the best tool for the job                                         as well as XML document type definitions (DTD). You will learn how to
• Resolving color and resolution issues                                       transform XML into readable output using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
• Working with layers for added control                                       and XSL . This course will provide the foundation for working with XML in
• Eliminating dust, scratches, and distracting objects                        application solutions . Topics include understanding the structure of XML
• Navigating and configuring the interface                                    documents, XML standards and formats, and the tools used to process
• Optimizing images                                                           XML data . Hands-on exercises will be used to enhance your learning
• Drawing vector geometric shapes                                             experience .
• Retouching and repairing                                                    Topics	Include:
Prerequisite: Some experience with Microsoft Windows is recommended.          • XML history and background
    CLASSROOM: Oct 28 – 29 • F, S • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112004A             • Inside XML documents
	   Black	•	14	hours	•	$575                                                   • Well-formed XML documents
                                                                              • Validating XML documents
                                                                              • Extending XML with XML schemas
                                                                              • Tools available for working with XML data
                                                                              Prerequisite: Fundamental experience with PCs and programming concepts.
                                                                                  CLASSROOM: May 10 – 26 • T, Th • 5:00 –8:20 pm • C2111109A
                                                                              	   Busby	•	20	hours	•	$825




                                                                                                   Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   21
                        OFFICE PRODUCTIVITY                                      EARN A
                                                                                 PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
MS	Office	Foundation
Attend four classes and become effective using the 2007 Microsoft
Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a business environment .
                                                                                 Desktop	Applications	Specialist
After learning the basics of each program, spend a final class exploring
the power of integrating software capabilities and learning how Outlook          NEW CERTIFICATE!
makes organization of calendars, contacts, and email easy . Full course          Certificate awarded after completion of:
description available on website.
                                                                                 Core Courses:
Module	1:	MS	Word
Learn how to create basic documents, edit existing documents, and add            •	 MS	Word	2007:	Mastering	Documents
tables and graphics to these documents for a business environment .              •	 Introduction	to	Microsoft	Excel	2007
Module	2:	MS	Excel                                                               •	 Intermediate	Microsoft	Excel	2007
Study how to create and enhance basic spreadsheets, work with                    •	 PowerPoint	2007:	Basics	and	Beyond
templates, use built-in functions, understand ranges, use macros, and
print spreadsheets .                                                             Elective Courses (choose two):
Module	3:	MS	PowerPoint                                                          •	 Advanced	Microsoft	Excel	2007
Learn how to create a presentation using a theme plate, inserting slides,        •	 Access	2007:	Database	Solutions
choosing from slide layouts and backgrounds, and modifying slides .
                                                                                 •	 MS	Project	2007	Fundamentals
Practice applying design themes and adding transitions and sounds to a
presentation .                                                                   •	 Outlook	2007:	Increasing	Your	Productivity
Module	4:	MS	Outlook	and	Suite	Integration                                       •	 Or	Approved	Elective
Gain knowledge of the basic concepts of Outlook 2007 and the integration         Developed to validate your skills in using the Microsoft Office suite of
of Office 2007 components including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.                 business software, each course covers the key concepts and skills in
     CLASSROOM: Sept 10 – Oct 1 • S • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112014A              each application . You should be familiar with using personal computers
	    Dumas	•	28	hours	•	$625                                                     and comfortable with the Windows environment prior to taking each
                                                                                 course, including knowledge of opening and closing programs, navigating
MS	Word	2007:		Mastering	Documents                                               to stored information, and managing files and folders.
In only two days, learn to create, revise, and save documents, as well as
the concepts required to create, edit, and format business documents .
Learn to navigate the toolbar to quickly accomplish your projects, including     MS	Project	2007	Fundamentals
reviewing and tracking changes, insertions, links, page layout, references,      Effectively manage your projects with Microsoft Project 2007 . Designed to
merging, and document views .                                                    simplify even complex programs, MS Project provides ease of use for
     CLASSROOM: Jul 15 – 22 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111117A                  straightforward linear tasks and allows you to control your project
     CLASSROOM: Oct 14 – 15 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112013A               environment as never before . This course is tailored to project managers
	    Dumas/L.	Smith	•	14	hours	•	$495                                            and planners using MS Project 2007 to develop plans, assign resources to
                                                                                 tasks, track progress, manage budgets, and analyze workloads .
PowerPoint	2007:		Basics	and	Beyond                                              Topics	Include:
Learn how to create basic PowerPoint presentations and gain hands-on             • Understanding project management terminology as recommended by the
experience in formatting text, adding and modifying graphical objects,              Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 2004 ed .
and adding charts and tables . Move beyond the basics and explore                • How MS Project 2007 utilizes entered data
customizations including template creation, adding diagrams and                  • Creating a valid and dynamic model of the project:
special effects, publishing slides to a slide library, and securing your            - Setup of MS Project 2007 to facilitate efficiency and ease of use
presentations .                                                                     - Entering tasks, estimates, dependencies, constraints, resources,
     CLASSROOM: Jun 24 – 25 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111124A                     and assignments
     CLASSROOM: Sep 16 – 23 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112001A                  • Updating the schedule to forecast the project finish date and track
     CLASSROOM: Dec 6 – 15 • T, Th • 5 – 8:30pm • C2112005A                         variances as they occur
	    Busby/L.	Smith	•	14	hours	•	$495                                            • Creating reports and printing schedules
                                                                                 Prerequisite: Knowledge of a Windows operating system and familiarity with
Outlook	2007:		Increasing	Your	Productivity                                      MS Office applications.
                                                                                     CLASSROOM: Sep 10 – 24 • S • 9:00 am–4:00 pm • C2112015A
NEW!                                                                             	   Busby	•	18	hours	•	$695
Staying on task each day is essential to success . Stop ‘living in your inbox’
and learn to prioritize tasks, messages, and appointments to achieve
your work goals . Get hands-on, instructor-led experience in managing
                                                                                 Mastering	MS	Project	2007	
your contacts, scheduling meetings, sending emails, and composing and            Maximize your ability to manage tasks and projects using the power of
organizing messages and managing your calendar . Take your current               MS Project . Learn to leverage advanced capabilities to identify project
Outlook knowledge to the next level by incorporating customization options,      risks, report earned value, and customize reports for stakeholder
journal entries, folder sharing, and working with public folders .               needs . This course is designed for project managers and planners with
                                                                                 experience using Microsoft Project .
Topics	Include:
                                                                                 Topics	Include:
•    Exploring the Outlook Interface
                                                                                 • Exchanging project plan data with other applications
•    Sending and receiving messages
                                                                                 • Filtering, grouping, and sorting project data
•    Composing, organizing, and customizing messages
                                                                                 • Analyzing a project plan
•    Managing contacts
                                                                                 • Managing project costs
•    Scheduling appointments and meetings
                                                                                 • Reporting project data
•    Managing tasks and notes
                                                                                 • Reusing project plan information
•    Customization, journal entries, public folders
     CLASSROOM: Jun 24 – 25 • F, S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111127A
                                                                                 Prerequisite: MS Project 2007 Fundamentals or six months experience
     CLASSROOM: Oct 14 – 15 • F, S • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112017A               using Microsoft Project.
	    Black	•	14	hours	•	$495                                                         CLASSROOM: Oct 29 – Nov 5 • S • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm • C2112016A
                                                                                 	   Busby	•	12	hours	•	$595

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EARN A                                                                                                   DATA MANAGEMENT
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN
                                                                                Mastering	SQL	Developer	
Excel	2007                                                                      NEW!
                                                                                Oracle SQL Developer is a graphical development tool that enhances
                                                                                database development productivity and simplifies database development
NEW!                                                                            tasks . Gain the basic, fundamental knowledge of using the Oracle SQL
Certificate awarded after completion of:                                        Developer tool to interact with an Oracle database and to develop database
•	 Introduction	to	Microsoft	Excel	2007                                         utilities and program units . Cover the basics for browsing database objects,
                                                                                generating and executing SQL scripts, and executing SQL statements .
•	 Intermediate	Microsoft	Excel	2007                                            Learn how to generate, modify, and troubleshoot PL/SQL code as well
•	 Advanced	Microsoft	Excel	2007                                                as use the debugger to debug PL/SQL statements . Acquire knowledge in
Differentiate yourself from others in today’s competitive job market .          how to view data residing in the database, manipulate the data, export
Research indicates that professionals are more confident and productive         the data from the database, and create reports of the data .
after completing training in Microsoft Office programs. The Microsoft           Topics	Include:	
Excel 2007 Certificate Program is for those whose responsibilities include      • Overview of SQL Developer graphical tool
the use of Excel to organize and analyze data . Whether your interest lies      • Navigating the SQL Developer menus
in learning only the fundamentals or your goal is to become an expert,          • Connecting to the database
there is a course for you .                                                     • Viewing the database data records
                                                                                • Using the debugger
Take only one course or the entire certificate program.
                                                                                • Generating and executing PL/SQL
Fee includes textbook.
                                                                                • Using the report Interface
                                                                                • Generating and executing SQL statements

Only $750                                                                       Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL and working
                                                                                knowledge of PCs.
when you register for the entire certificate program.                               CLASSROOM: Aug 16 – 25 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111129A
                                                                                	   T.	Bell	•	12	hours	•	$595
Reference session P2111001A. See page 29 for details.
                                                                                Access	2007:		Database	Solutions
                                                                                NEW!
Introduction	to	Microsoft	Excel	2007	                                           In this hands-on course, learn the power of a relational database and the
In this hands-on course learn how to navigate Excel 2007 to create, edit,       many ways it can streamline information management in business . Learn
format, and manage worksheets . Manipulate data, customize the quick            how to create and manipulate tables; use queries to enter and retrieve
access toolbar, and position cell content .                                     data; create forms to simplify data entry; present organized information
    CLASSROOM: Jun 3 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111118A                        with reports; automate complex tasks using macros and modules; use
    CLASSROOM: Aug 6 • S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111122A
                                                                                external data sources; and use the right tools for the job at hand .
    CLASSROOM: Oct 21 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112009A
	   Black/L.	Smith	•	7	hours	•	$245                                                 CLASSROOM: May 6 – 20 • F • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2111093A
                                                                                    CLASSROOM: Jul 26 – Aug 18 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111121A
                                                                                    CLASSROOM: Sep 13 – Oct 6 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2112012A
Intermediate	Microsoft	Excel	2007                                               	   Black	•	24	hours	•	$725
In this hands-on course, master the more advanced features of Excel,
including charting, PivotTables, filtering, advanced formulas, data analysis,
template creation, and graphic insertion .                                                              OPERATING SYSTEMS
Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 or equivalent experience
    CLASSROOM: Jun 10 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111119A
    CLASSROOM: Aug 13 • S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111123A
                                                                                Windows	7:		Configuration	and	Administration
    CLASSROOM: Oct 28 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112010A                       NEW!
	   Black/L.	Smith	•	7	hours	•	$265
                                                                                Whether you are a novice or an experienced Network Administrator, Desktop
                                                                                Support Technician, or other IT professional, this hands-on course will
Advanced	Microsoft	Excel	2007                                                   provide you with the required knowledge and skills to install, configure,
In this hands-on course, effectively use the advanced features of Excel,        and administer Microsoft Windows 7 . You will gain the ability to create
including conditional formatting, collaboration, troubleshooting errors,        and deploy images; configure hardware, software, networking, and backup;
‘what-if’ analysis, importing and exporting data, merging workbooks, and        and restore system information . The knowledge you acquire may also be
creating and editing macros .                                                   used to prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-680 TS: Windows 7, Configuring.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 and Intermediate            Topics	Include:
Microsoft Excel 2007 or equivalent experience.                                  • Understanding the various versions of Windows 7
    CLASSROOM: Jun 17 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2111120A                       • Performing a clean install of Windows 7
    CLASSROOM: Aug 20 • S • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112002A                       • Creating an image for deployment
    CLASSROOM: Nov 4 • F • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm • C2112011A                        • Configuring hardware devices
	   Black/L.	Smith	•	7	hours	•	$295                                             • Configuring software for compatibility
                                                                                • Configuring the network including shared resources
                                                                                • Configuring DirectAccess for the network
                                                                                • Monitoring and configuring system performance
                                                                                • Performing backups and configuring system restores
                                                                                Prerequisite: Experience with previous versions of Windows operating
Customized	Training	                                                            systems and some knowledge of Windows Server operating systems and
                                                                                Active Directory concepts.
Choose a current course, or develop a new program, to deliver                       CLASSROOM: Jun 6 – 29 • M, W • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111115A
on your selected day, time, location, and learning format .                     	   McGee	•	24	hours	•	$895
See page 33 for more information .
                                                                                                      Registration Form, page 29 • Instructor Bios, page 30   23
                      INFORMATION SECURITY                                                  ENGINEERING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
Cyber	Security	Professional                                                        Introduction	to	Pro/ENGINEER
NEW!                                                                               Gain a foundation for all learning in the Pro/E environment . This
                                                                                   course provides a thorough introduction to the three principles of Solid
Take your Cyber Security knowledge and career to the next level . Designed         Modeling, Parametric Design, and Associativity in hands-on project-based
for IT Professionals with at least three years on-the-job Information              labs . Participants construct real-world parts and assemblies, with the
Technology experience with an emphasis on security, this hands-on                  instructor acting as an expert consultant in class .
training allows you to apply advanced information security techniques .
                                                                                   Topics	Include:	
With an emphasis on advanced information security, you will learn and              • Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire
apply key concepts in network, operating systems, and software security,           • Direct Modeling
as well as cryptography .                                                          • Extrusions
Topics	Include:                                                                    • Datums and layers
• Network Design and Implementation                                                • Revolved features
• Network Security                                                                 • Feature operations
• Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)                                                • Part and assembly drawings
• Applied Encryption                                                               • Assemblies
• Advanced Business Continuity Planning                                            • Customizing the user interface
• Virtualization Security                                                          Prerequisite: Technical and drawing knowledge and computer usage proficiency.
• Mobile Device Security                                                               CLASSROOM: Jul 11 – Aug 10 • M, W • 5:00 – 8:30 pm • C2111128A
Tools Learned: NMAP, Metasploit, Wireshark, Ping/telnet/dig/traceroute/            	   Bilbrey	•	35	hours	•	$1195
whois/netstat, SSH
Prerequisite: Three years of Information Technology experience with an
emphasis on security.
                                                                                   MATLAB/Simulink	Foundation
     CLASSROOM: Jul 12 – Aug 11 • T, Th • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2111116A
                                                                                   Receive an introduction to MATLAB and Simulink in one course . Learn
	    McGee	•	30	hours	•	$1095                                                      the basics of these two powerful, integrated computing tools through
                                                                                   hands-on labs and problem-solving exercises . MATLAB is an excellent
                                                                                   tool for rapidly solving a wide array of analytical problems such as linear
Cyber	Defense	Challenge                                                            algebraic equations, matrix operations, and differential equations . Simulink
NEW!                                                                               is an extension of MATLAB and is an extremely powerful tool for modeling
                                                                                   and simulating dynamic systems . Both provide a technical computing
How well are you prepared to protect against and respond to cyber
                                                                                   environment used by engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and financial
attacks? Are your security skill sets adequate and do you have
                                                                                   analysts . It is easy to switch back and forth between MATLAB and Simulink
confidence in your abilities? Find out the answers to these questions
                                                                                   during the analysis process so that the user can take full advantage of
in this hands-on course designed to test your cyber security skills .
                                                                                   features offered in both environments . They are excellent tools for 2-D and
Participants will design and build a closed-network from scratch, secure
                                                                                   3-D data visualization and allow movies of dynamic processes to be made .
the network, and defend the network through a series of injections .
                                                                                   Topics	Include:
Topics	Include:
                                                                                   • MATLAB and Simulink Environments
• Advanced Decision Making                                                         • Linear algebraic operations
• Incident Response                                                                • Data analysis and statistics
• Situational Awareness                                                            • Differential equations
• Network Operations                                                               • Graphics and GUIs
• Network Exploitation                                                             • Linear state-variable models
• Network Defense                                                                  • Transfer function models
• Network Attack                                                                   • Subsystem blocks
• Business Continuity Planning                                                     • Hands-on labs
Prerequisite: Three years of Information Technology experience with an             • Using MATLAB interactively and as a programming language
emphasis on security.                                                              • Working with data in MATLAB (scalars, vectors, matrices, and strings)
     CLASSROOM: Jul 25 – 26 • M, T • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2111131A                 • File I/O including interfacing with Excel and binary data
     CLASSROOM: Oct 17 – 18 • M, T • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • C2112019A
                                                                                   Who	Should	Attend?	
	    McGee	•	16	hours	•	$795
                                                                                   Anyone performing or managing technical computation and dynamic
                                                                                   systems modeling . An excellent choice if you have little or no MATLAB/
Security+	Certification	Exam	Prep                                                  Simulink experience, this introductory course offers extensive hands-on
CompTIA’s Security+, the premier vendor-neutral security certification,            experience .
is included in the approved list of certifications to meet DoD Directive           Prerequisite: Fundamental experience with PCs and programming concepts.
8570 .1 requirements, and is highly touted in the information security                 CLASSROOM: Aug 22 – 26 • M – F • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm • C2112003A
arena . Designed for IT professionals who have two years experience                	   B.	Smith	•	20	hours	•	$895
with an emphasis on security, you will learn to build on your current
knowledge and professional experience as you prepare for the CompTIA
Security+ (2008 Edition) Certification examination (exam number SY0-201).
Topics	Include:
• Network Infrastructure
• Systems Security
• Cryptography
• Organizational Security
• Access Control
• Auditing
Prerequisite: Two years of technical networking experience with an emphasis
on security and the CompTIA Network+ or equivalent certification is recommended.
     CLASSROOM: Sep 12 – Oct 5 • M, W • 5:30 – 8:30 pm • C2112018A
	    McGee	•	24	hours	•	$995


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• Literature and Writing            • Health, Psychology and Fitness          run approximately 90 minutes each week for 6 to 8 weeks.
• Computers                         • History, Civics, and Religion                                OLLI	is	a	Volunteer-run	Organization.
• Finance and Economics             • Arts, Crafts and Hobbies                  Volunteer to teach or support a course, join a committee
• Foreign Languages                 • Science and Mathematics                and help develop curriculum, provide services for members,
                                                                                       organize a social activity, or plan a cultural event.




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Online Learning
ONLINE LEARNING
                                                          ON DEMAND
OPTIONS:
                                                          Courses & Certificate Programs
STANDARD
Self-paced with specific start and end dates.             MANAGEMENT
Simply view the course presentation and                   •	Earned	Value	Management	(EVM)	for	Project	Success
complete quizzes/assignments to earn
                                                          •	Federal	Government	Cost	Accounting
your certificate.
                                                          •	Federal	Proposal	Management
FLEX                                                      •	Program	and	Project	Management
Convenient packaging of a certificate program.            •	Project	Management	Essentials
It offers flexible access, an extended learning           •	PMP®	Certification	Bootcamp
window, and a discounted fee . Register as late
as three weeks after a program begins .                   ENGINEERING
ON DEMAND                                                 •	Advanced	Solid	Rocket	Propulsion
Register for a course at ANY time . Participants          •	Introduction	to	Flight	Test	Engineering
have one month to complete the course or two              •	Missile	System	Fundamentals
months for courses over 30 hours .
                                                          •	Fundamentals	of	Modeling	and	Simulation
BLENDED                                                   •	Developing	Simulations
Classroom and distance learning courses are               •	Systems	Analysis,	Modeling,	and	Simulation
similar and are considered equivalent . Combine           •	Fundamental	Concepts	in	Radar	Systems
formats to complete your certificate.
                                                          •	Modeling	and	Simulation	of	Radar	Systems
System Requirements: PC based Windows OS;                 •	Supply	Chain	Management	Foundation                             For more information on
Windows Media Player 9.0 or higher and MS Silverlight     •	Research	and	Product	Development                                all	PCS	online	courses,	
(available as a free download at www.microsoft.com).
                                                          •	Operations	Systems	Management                                  please	visit	our	website:	
Contact us for a list of MAC-compatible programs.
                                                          •	Supply	Chain	Strategy	Development                                  www.PCS.uah.edu/
                                                          •	Systems	Engineering	Certificate	Program                               onlinelearning
BENEFITS OF OUR ONLINE                                    •	Tactical	Missile	Design	and	Integration
                                                          •	Test	and	Evaluation	Certificate	Program
CERTIFICATE	PROGRAMS:
CHOICES
• Earn a certificate by combining online and              ONLINE	CAREER	AND	WORKFORCE	TRAINING
  classroom courses to complete a program
• Flexible study; you learn when and where it             UAHuntsville	Professional	and	Continuing	Studies offers online career training programs,
  fits your lifestyle                                     in cooperation with Gatlin	Education/ed2go . Self-paced programs are presented by professional
                                                          instructors who will be actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to
TOP QUALITY                                               questions and concerns, and motivating you to succeed . All programs are open enrollment
• Receive access to the full lecture,                     and provide independent learners the ability to complete courses in a six-month delivery window .
  PowerPoint slides, case studies, and
  supplemental materials                                  Some programs include books, CD-ROM, lessons, quizzes, and assignments . After successful
                                                          completion of computer-graded tests (minimum 70%) and instructor evaluation of work, you will
• Respected courses and certificate programs              be awarded a Certificate and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by UAHuntsville Professional
  delivered online                                        and Continuing Studies .
EXPERIENCE
• See and hear activity in the classroom;                 Over	100	Online	Education	Programs	In:
  it’s like being a part of the class                     Business/Professional • Healthcare/Fitness • Hospitality/Service	Industry
• Interact with classmates and instructors
  through email and the web                               IT/Software	Development • Management/Corporate • Media	and	Design
                                                          Skilled	Trades/Industrial • Sustainable	Energy	and	Going	Green
REWARDS
• Increase your salary potential, ensure career
  mobility, and stand out from the crowd                  For	program	details	and	requirements,	visit	www.PCS.uah.edu/onlinelearning,	
• Gain professional expertise and valuable                email	coordinators@uah.edu,	or	phone	256.824.6940	/	800.448.4032.
  skills you can use right away

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                                                                                    Online	Learning	At	A	Glance	–	2011
                                                                                      APRIL          MAY           JUNE             JULY          AUGUST         SEPTEMBER       OCTOBER      NOVEMBER      DECEMBER


Earned Value Management (EVM) for Project Success                                  On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Engineering Management Foundation                                                   Jun 1 – 20                                            Sep 21 – Oct 10

                            Strategies for Leading Technical Professionals                                                              Jul 13 – Aug 1                                Oct 19 – Nov 7
  Management
  Engineering




                            Economic Analysis and Finance                                                                                                Aug 17 – Sep 6                            Nov 30 – Dec 19

                            Quality Management                                          Apr 27 – May 16                                                               Sep 21 – Oct 10

                            Strategic Decision Processes                                              May 25 – Jun 13                                                                 Oct 19 – Nov 7

                            FCME Flex Program                                                                       Jun 1 –––––––––––––– Aug 29                       Sep 7 ––––––––––––– Nov 21
Contract Mgt
 Essentials




                            Understanding Procurement & Contract Types                                          Jun 1 – 20                                       Sep 7 – 26
  Federal




                            Legal Aspects and Clauses                                                                                   Jul 13 – Aug 1                          Oct 5 – 24

                            Cost/Price Analysis & Contract Administration               Apr 27 – May 16                                          Aug 10 – 29                                   Nov 2 – 21

                            FCMS Flex Program                                                                       Jun 1 ––––––––––––––– Aug 29                     Sep 7 –––––––––––––– Nov 21
Specialization
 Contract Mgt




                            Procurement Issues and Contract Formation                                           Jun 1 – 20                                       Sep 7 – 26
   Federal




                            Cost Accounting Principles & Contract Negotiations                                                          Jul 13 – Aug 1                          Oct 5 – 24

                            Subcontract and Financial Management                        Apr 27 – May 16                                          Aug 10 –29                                    Nov 2 – 21

Federal Government Cost Accounting                                                 On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

Federal Proposal Management                                                        On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months

Introduction to Flight Test Engineering                                            On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Intro to Ballistic Missile Defense Systems                                          Jun 8 – 27                                                     Oct 5 – 24
  Missiles and
  Subsytems




                            Missile System Fundamentals                            On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months

                            Advanced Solid Rocket Propulsion                       On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months

                            Tactical Missile Design and Integration                On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Fundamentals of Modeling & Simulation                  On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
  Modeling and
   Simulation




                            Developing Simulations                                 On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Simulation Verification, Validation, & Accreditation   Apr 6 – 25                                                            Aug 17 – Sep 6

                            Systems Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation             On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

Program and Project Management                                                     On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Project Management Essentials                          On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
  Management




                            Project Risk Management                                                                                     Jul 13 – Aug 12                              Oct 12 – Nov 10
    Project




                            Project Cost and Schedule Management                                                        Jun 1 – Jul 1                 Aug 24 – Sep 22

                            Project Contracting and Negotiation Skills                  Apr 27 – May 27                                               Aug 17 – Sep 15                              Nov 16 – Dec 15

PMP Certification Bootcamp
            ®
                                                                                   On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in two months

                            Fundamental Concepts in Radar Systems                  On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
Foundations

 Concepts
  in Radar




                            Modeling and Simulation of Radar Systems               On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Radar Signal Processing Techniques                          Apr 20 – May 9                                          Aug 10 – 29                                    Nov 2 – 21

                            Supply Chain Management Foundation                     On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month
  Supply Chain Management




                            Supply Chain Relationship Management                                                                        Jul 13 – Aug 1
          Integrated




                            Demand Management                                                                                                            Aug 17 – Sep 5

                            Research and Product Development                       On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Operations Systems Management                          On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

                            Supply Chain Strategy Development                      On Demand - Start Anytime, complete in one month

Systems Engineering Certificate Program                                            All courses On Demand - Start Anytime, complete each course in one month.       See page 26 for details.

Test and Evaluation Certificate Program                                            All courses On Demand - Start Anytime, complete each course in one month.       See page 26 for details.


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                                              FAQs                                                                              POLICIES
What type of credit will I earn? We grant Continuing Education Units of credit (CEUs),                 Withdrawal Policy Failure to participate in a course or
nationally recognized non-academic credit for professional development, at the rate of one CEU         program does not constitute withdrawal . For a full refund,
per ten hours of class time . You must attend 80% of the class hours to receive CEUs .                 the UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS)
Will I receive a grade or take tests? We do not issue letter grades . On successful course             Registration Office must be notified directly at least one full
completion you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Tests are given in some courses which         business day prior to the course start date, or prior to logging
are preparatory for professional exams, and in some distance learning courses .                        onto any On Demand online learning course . Withdrawal
What does the registration fee include? Our fee includes all books, manuals, course materials,         requests for On Demand online learning courses must be
lab fees, and parking decals. Only the Interior Design Certificate Program requires additional fees.   received no more than 10 business days from the initial date
                                                                                                       of registration . Substitutions are permitted with prior notice .
What is a certificate program? It is a sequence of courses providing concentrated study in a
specific professional field, allowing you to increase your skills and expertise. After completion      Full	Program	Discounts will be forfeited with any course
of all courses in a program, you will be eligible for an overall program certificate. The Interior     withdrawal . Full course fee will be charged for any courses
Design Certificate also requires students to pass a Review Board oral examination.                     completed and the course in progress, if applicable .
How do I receive an overall certificate? To receive your overall certificate, complete the             Gatlin	Education/ed2go	Withdrawal	Policy Once you have
requirements then submit a Certificate Completion Form available from your program                     opened your course materials and/or logged onto the course,
coordinator or our website .                                                                           no refund is available. To request a refund less a $75 processing
Do I have to take certificate program courses in sequence? Please refer to the specific course         fee, contact the UAHuntsville PCS Registration Office and
description prerequisites .                                                                            email your withdrawal request to gatlin.support@cengage.com .
                                                                                                       Requests must be received no more than 10 business days
May I take certificate program courses individually? Yes, courses may be taken on an
individual basis . Some courses do have prerequisites; please refer to the course description .        from the initial date of registration .

How are computer classes presented? All our computer technology courses are conducted in               Non-Credit Registration and Payment Policies Payment or
state-of-the-art, hands-on, one-to-one computer labs .                                                 written employer billing authorization is due at registration .
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                                                                                                       other billing authorization is required . Mail, fax, or email to
order, or written employer billing authorization, is due at the time of registration . Generally,
                                                                                                       the UAHuntsville PCS Registration Office. You will receive a
financial aid is not applicable to non-credit courses. Many employers’ tuition plans do cover
UAHuntsville Professional and Continuing Studies courses .                                             confirmation notice after your registration has been processed.
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                                                                                                       CEUs may be applied toward professional certification,
Government	and	licensing/certifying	organizations	accept	some	UAHuntsville	Professional	and	           licensing requirements, or other required training or
Continuing	Studies	(PCS)	courses	as	equivalent,	acceptable	credit	within	their	internal	systems.       continuing education hours, please consult your training
Defense Acquisition Workforce Continuous Learning Policy Acquisition workforce employees               department or licensing authority directly .
must earn a total of 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) every two years. All of our certificate      Transcripts CEUs earned through PCS are recorded in the
programs (except Interior Design) are approved for CLPs at the rate of 1 CEU = 10 CLPs .               attendee’s name. A transcript is available for $4 by submitting
Defense Acquisition University and The UAHuntsville Strategic Alliance A strategic alliance            your request to the PCS Registration Office.
established between UAHuntsville PCS and Defense Acquisition University (DAU) makes it easy
                                                                                                       Tax Deduction Treasury regulations may permit an income
for you to complete some of our certificate programs. For those AT&L employees who have
                                                                                                       tax deduction for educational and training expenses
completed DAU ACQ101, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management, UAHuntsville PCS
has shortened the number of courses you are required to take in several programs, bringing you         (registration fees, travel, meals, and lodging) undertaken
closer to completing a certificate.                                                                    to maintain and improve professional skills .
Courses eligible for ACQ101 equivalency are:                                                           Course Cancellations Non-credit courses are self-supporting;
• Systems Engineering Overview      • FCME: Understanding Procurement and Contract Types               therefore, classes are subject to cancellation if there is
                                                                                                       insufficient enrollment. In the event of a course cancellation,
• Test and Evaluation Foundation
                                                                                                       a student has the option of applying fees paid to another
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) - Tuition Assistance Many of the certificate programs offered           course or receiving a complete refund of the course fee .
by UAHuntsville PCS are approved for tuition assistance through the Workforce Investment Act
(WIA) . For more information on WIA funding and approved programs, please visit www2.dir.              Services for Students with Disabilities UAHuntsville Disability
state.al.us/alcrs. Contact Lisa .Strickland@uah .edu or 256 .824 .6372 if the program you are          Support Services (DSS) provides special accommodations
interested in is not listed . You may also contact any Alabama One Stop Center for information         for students with disabilities . Individuals should contact
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Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy Federal Contract Management, Federal Proposal
Management, Integrated Supply Chain Management, and Project Management Certificate                     to the start date of class to allow advanced preparation .
Programs are all approved for ASBPA Certified Professional Education (CPE) units. One hour of          Official documentation of stated disability is required.
class time is equivalent to one CPE unit .                                                             Misprints UAHuntsville PCS shall not be held responsible for
Project Management Institute PMP® Certification UAHuntsville has partnered with PM College             misprints in printed or electronic media . We apologize for any
to offer the Project Management Certificate in distance learning. The courses are responsive to        inconvenience this may cause you .
the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and taught by instructors who are PMPs® .            Inclement Weather If UAHuntsville closes due to inclement
Certified PMPs® must accrue a minimum of 60 professional development units during each 3 year          weather, UAHuntsville PCS classes will not meet . Check local
cycle to satisfy the Continuing Certification Requirements and maintain an active PMP® status .
                                                                                                       radio and television broadcasts for closing announcements .
Both the classroom and distance learning programs qualify at a rate of 1 CEU = 10 PDUs .
                                                                                                       Campus Parking Regulations A parking permit is included
National Contract Management Association (NCMA) All UAHuntsville PCS Federal Contract
Management courses and the Federal Proposal Management program satisfy the requirements                in the course fee for on-campus courses lasting less than 15
for NCMA Continuing Professional Education .                                                           weeks and will be issued at the opening class session .
UAHuntsville PCS Certificate Programs eligible for the NCMA discount at this time are:
• Federal Contract Management Essentials and Specialization
• Federal Proposal Management
                                                                                                                    UAHuntsville	will	be	closed:
                                                                                                                     May 30, July 4, September 5
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Instructor Bios
William	T.	Atchley serves as the Lead Science and Technology Manager for            Paul	J.	Componation,	Ph.D. is a Professor of Engineering and the Systems
electronic warfare equipment with the U .S . Aviation and Missile Research          Engineering Program Coordinator on the UAHuntsville campus . His teaching
and Development Center . He is responsible for developing S&T programs to           and research focuses on systems engineering, decision analysis, and
address Army Aviation technology gaps and requirements needs .                      engineering economy . Dr . Componation is a senior member of the Institute of
William	P.	Athayde,	J.D.,	PMP is a Senior Faculty Member of PM College . He         Industrial Engineers (IIE), a member of the International Council on Systems
is also an author, speaker and a former program manager of a team of 14             Engineering (INCOSE), and a Fellow with American Society of Engineering
federal agencies and six state governments, and the prior President of EHS          Management (ASEM) .
Associates .                                                                        Phil	Deaton is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and is Level III
Kim	W.	Bell is currently serving as the Assistant Professor of Management           Certified in Program Management, Contracting, and Logistics. He is a graduate
with Emphasis in Statistics at Athens State University . In addition to academia,   of the Army’s Command and General Staff Officers’ Course as well as the Air
Kim has also served industry in various statistical and management roles .          Force’s Air War College . Mr . Deaton has taught numerous courses related to
She has worked with numerous multi-site corporations to develop unique              contracting and supply chain management . He holds a M .S . Degree in Business
solutions for collecting/analyzing internal data . She has also taught for a        Management from Troy State University and a M .S . Degree in Instructional
variety of diverse business sectors as part of professional development             Technology from Mississippi State University .
training in data analysis, quality control, and process optimization .              Tonya	Dumas currently serves as a Business Administration Instructor and is
Tim Bell is a System Architect, Senior Database Consultant, and Senior              a certified Microsoft Office Specialist. She currently holds a Masters Degree
Information Systems Analyst with over 25 years extensive experience in              in Secondary Education, a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with
programming and database administration . Knowledgeable in SQL and PL/              a concentration in Management, Associate Degree (s) in Accounting and
SQL, and 3GL Programming languages with embedded SQL and PL/SQL as                  General Education .
database interfaces for large, complex database systems, he has a detailed          Ruth	H.	Elswick,	PMP is a Senior Faculty Member of PM College with nearly
understanding of the overall Oracle Product line from both a programmer’s           20 years experience . Ms . Elswick is an author, speaker and prior president
as well as a DBA’s perspective, and has designed Oracle training programs           of Elswick Project Management, Inc . and Adjunct Professor of Project
for both educational and professional institutions . Mr . Bell is author and        Management at Florida International University .
presenter of numerous white papers and a member of the Developer/ 2000              Eugene	Fleeman has 40+ years of government, industry, and academic
Expert Panel for the ODTUG 1998 conference .                                        experience in the design and development of tactical missiles . He is an
Robert	Bilbrey has over 20 years experience with both Pro/E and AutoCAD             internationally-known lecturer on missiles and the author of more than 70
and has more than 10 years experience teaching for UAHuntsville                     publications, including Tactical Missile Design, 2nd Edition .
Professional and Continuing Studies . He has worked as a Design Engineer            Julie	L.	Fortune,	Ph.D.,	P.E. is Senior Research Engineer and Adjunct Assistant
with high-speed automation equipment, automotive industry, injection                Professor for UAHuntsville . She works for the Rotorcraft Systems Engineering
molded plastics, castings, consumer products, and aerospace industries .            and Simulation Center supporting customers in the areas of systems
Darryl	Bird is a partner with Bird & Kamback Architects, LLC . He is registered     engineering and reliability . She currently performs research in the areas of
with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is       software metrics, conceptual modeling, and teams . As Adjunct Assistant
licensed to practice in Alabama and Tennessee . He is a member of the American      Professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering
Institute of Architects (AIA) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC) .           Management Department at UAHuntsville, Dr . Fortune teaches Engineering
Greg	Black is the Chief Enterprise Architect for NASA’s Marshall Space              Economy and Statistics .
Flight Center . Working for more than 27 years in IT areas, he is experienced       Robert	Frederick,	Jr.,	Ph.D. has more than 27 years experience in solid
in providing strategic and operational data through MS Excel and its Query          propulsion from propellant research to full scale testing . Dr . Robert Frederick,
engine . He has served as adjunct professor for both Troy State University and      in his 49th year in solid rocketry, has worked on most aspects of solid rocket
Snead State Community College . Mr . Black holds both BS and MS degrees in          propulsion and serves as a private consultant for a number of organizations .
Computer and Information Science .                                                  Carl “Bo” Gardner is a Lean Continuous Improvement Engineer at PPG
Karen	Burton,	SPHR is the Assistant Manager of Human Resources at NASA,             Aerospace’s Huntsville, Alabama Operation where he is transforming
Marshall Space Flight Center . Ms . Burton has over 33 years of federal HR and      operations utilizing the LCA process roadmap into a brand called AeroLEAN .
training experience to include HR generalist, recruitment specialist, employee      His background includes transferring integration activities, including
and labor relations specialist, human resources training specialist, and has        organizational, process and business activities; managing high volume
served in various HR leadership roles at several locations throughout the United    increases, production strategy changes; and quality engineering and logistics
States . She has taught the SHRM Learning System and the SHRM Essentials            management . He holds a BS degree in Operations Management, a MS in
of HR curriculum for over 3 years, most recently in the Washington, DC area .       Business Management, is a Lean Master, and Six Sigma Black Belt .
Johnny	E.	Busby	II is currently a Sr . IT Security Engineer and Project Manager     Eletra	Gilchrist,	Ph.D. is a professor in the Communications Art Department
for SAIC with 20 years of experience in implementing and managing                   at the University of Alabama in Huntsville . She teaches classes in
highly complex information technology infrastructures and systems . His             fundamentals of communication, media writing, small group communication,
programming experience includes C/C++, Perl, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, XML,            advanced public speaking, interpersonal communication, research methods,
Web Services, and Java on a variety of Unix, Mac, and Windows platforms . His       and persuasion . She earned her BA and MA degrees in Communication Studies
career history includes work in service, chemical, and government industries .      from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and received her Doctor of
Harry	D.	Cleaver,	Jr.,	CPCM,	CPE has experience including 32 years in               Philosophy degree in Communication Studies from The University of Memphis .
negotiating contracts for high technology and construction projects, 41             Courtney	Green holds a B .S . in Interior Design from Auburn University .
years in professional training, and 31 years in contracts management and            She is a Certified Home Stager and is experienced in using Data CAD and
administration. He has been a Certified Professional Contracts Manager              other design software programs to generate architectural plans and interior
(CPCM) since 1979, and Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) since 1984.           designs .




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Michael	D.	Griffin is the King-McDonald Eminent Scholar and Professor                 for the Piper Aircraft Corporation, Rockwell International, and the FAA . His test
of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and the Director of the Center               flight experience includes serving as Chief Test Pilot with Aero Commander-Albany,
for System Studies at the University of Alabama in Huntsville . From                  Flight Test Engineer for Beech Aircraft Corporation and with the US Air Force .
2005-09 he was the Administrator of NASA . Prior to re-joining NASA he                Ronald	J.	Kohl has been involved in the large systems integration business
was Space Department Head at the Johns Hopkins University Applied                     for more than 30 years, working for several large aerospace contractors . Mr .
Physics Laboratory . He has also held numerous executive positions within             Kohl is President of “R. J .Kohl and Associates”, a consulting firm offering
industry, including President and Chief Operating Officer of In-Q-Tel, Chief          systems engineering and technical project management services . He is also
Executive Officer of Magellan Systems, General Manager of Orbital Sciences            a Visiting Scientist at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a member of
Corporation’s Space Systems Group, and Executive Vice President and Chief             INCOSE, the IEEE, and an AIAA Associate Fellow . Mr . Kohl has a B .S and M .S
Technical Officer at Orbital Sciences Corporation.                                    in Mathematics .
David	C.	Gross,	Ph.D. is the Deputy Chief Engineer for Lockheed Martin                Daniel	E.	Lawrence,	Ph.D., a Senior Engineer with the Systems Analysis
Aeronautics’ Simulation & System Integration Labs . He has more than 25 years         Group at Phase IV Systems Inc ., performs research and development in
experience at Boeing and Lockheed specifying, designing, building, and                advanced radar systems including antenna design, radar architectures,
delivering simulations for analysis, design, integration, and training applications   simulation, and field testing.
for a wide variety of aerospace systems . He holds a BSCS from Auburn University,
a MSOR from UAHuntsville, and a Ph .D . from the University of Central Florida .      Robin	Lindstrom is the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and Safety Officer for
                                                                                      the Redstone Arsenal Flying Activity at Redstone Army Airfield (HUA). He holds a
Sinceree	Gunn has been a lecturer at UAHuntsville since 2003, and received            Commercial Pilot certified and is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
a MA in English from UAHuntsville. She has certifications in Business and             designated Gold Seal Certificate Flight Instructor for Airplanes and Instruments,
Technical Writing, TESOL, and Secondary Education .                                   and is certificated as an Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor. A pilot
David	W.	Gunther is a Supervisory Senior Logistics Engineer working in PEO            since 1971, he is an FAA Safety Team Lead Representative for the Alabama
Integration and Logistics Integration . He is the System-of-Systems Modeling &        and Northwest Florida (AL and NW FL) Flight Standards District Office.
Simulation lead for a SoS Analysis Toolset (SoSAT) model . He has experience          Jeffery	Little,	Ph.D. in aerospace engineering, has had a diverse career including
in systems engineering, production, sustainment, and supply chain modeling .          turbine engine research at NASA, test operations support for the Air Force,
Mr . Gunther was an AMRDEC systems/production engineer supporting the                 USAF Academy aerospace engineering instruction, Assistant Professor and
Lower Tier Project Office (MEADS and PAC-3 programs). He was also the                 Deputy Department Head at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Aerospace
course director for two DAU courses, SYS201 and LOG204 .                              Engineering graduate program, President of the Air Force Community College
April Harris has planned and facilitated the special occasions of academics           and Chief Technologist for Jacob’s NASA Marshall engineering services support
for over 30 years and is a nationally-known etiquette trainer and academic            contract . Dr . Little joined UAHuntsville’s Center for Modeling, Simulation
protocol consultant . She is a popular conference speaker and the author              and Analysis during the summer of 2006 and is currently supporting NASA’s
of Etiquette and Protocol: A Guide for Campus Events; and Academic                    development of launch platforms through an assortment of projects .
Ceremonies: A Handbook of Traditions and Protocol.                                    Paul	Lombard,	PMP is a Senior Faculty Member of PM College . Mr . Lombard
Gregory	A.	Harris,	Ph.D.,	P.E. is the former director of the Center for               is an author, speaker and award winning and internationally recognized
Management & Economic Research at UAHuntsville . Dr . Harris is now                   trainer with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors .
employed with the U .S . Army, Aviation and Missile Research, Development             Robert	L.	Lord,	Ph.D. is a Professor of Systems Engineering at the Defense
and Engineering Command, Engineering Directorate . He is Adjunct Faculty              Acquisition University, South Region located in Huntsville, AL . He has worked
in the Colleges of Business and Engineering at UAH . Harris teaches courses           with several defense contractors involved with all branches of DoD and with
in Supply Chain Management, Transportation & Logistics and Production                 NASA on numerous project assignments .
& Inventory Control . Harris has more than 30 years of experience as an
industrial engineer, quality engineer, operations manager, plant manager,             Nicholas	Loyd is a Lean Enterprise Research Engineer and academic
and consultant in operations and supply chain . He holds a Bachelor degree            instructor at UAHuntsville . He manages projects diagnosing key strategic
in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, a M .B .A . from St . Edwards       and improvement opportunities to coach and guide companies to high
University and his Ph .D . in Industrial and Systems Engineering from UAH .           performance . Mr . Loyd facilitated over 150 process improvement events
                                                                                      implementing Lean Enterprise concepts in industries including distribution,
Andy	Harrison is a Technical Fellow with deciBel Research . His experience            seaport operations, administrative processes, automotive, aerospace,
includes development and testing of advanced radar algorithms . He has                defense, and more. Mr. Loyd is a NIST certified Lean instructor.
additional experience leading utilization and anchoring of open source radar
models and simulations for integration into end-to-end simulations .                  Bassem	R.	Mahafza,	Ph.D. is the President and Founder of deciBel Research,
                                                                                      Inc . He is a recognized radar subject matter expert and is widely known for
Marle	David	Hewett,	Ph.D. has a depth of experience and education in                  his four radar textbooks .
flight test engineering from the perspective of test pilot, test manager,
and aeronautical engineer. His real-world background uniquely qualifies               Ben	McGee is a Senior Systems Engineer working as a support contractor for
him to teach flight test engineering at all levels. He has taught Flight Test         SAIC with the Army . His specialty is secure systems and software engineering
Engineering both at the Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School . He              and he has experience with encryption, biometrics, smart cards, and identity,
has taught courses which included a flight phase lab with emphasis on the             credential and access management . Mr . McGee has worked for NASA at the
specifics of flight test maneuvers and techniques; data collection, reduction         Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Raymond James Financial, CDXperts,
and analysis; and test report writing . Dr . Hewett is a retired Naval Aviator with   BenefitOne of America, Line Drive Consulting, Geonex-AgraBaymont,
twenty years experience as a carrier and test pilot including one-hundred             and TEKSystems. He holds the Certified Information Systems Security
combat missions in Vietnam .                                                          Professional (CISSP) designation and is currently the Vice President of the
                                                                                      North Alabama Information Systems Security Association here in Huntsville .
Janice	M.	Isbell is a Supervisory Aerospace Engineer for AMRDEC . Her
experience includes Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Project             LaMerle Mikell is a registered Interior Designer . She received a BA in Home
Management . She has performed/supported testing in the environmental,                Economics from Auburn University and has been teaching Interior Design
chemical, aviation, missile, and industrial products industries .                     classes at UAHuntsville since 1966 . She is a well-known consultant for
                                                                                      residential and commercial properties locally and throughout the south;
Michel	Jimerson graduated from the U .S . Military Academy at West Point,             several of which have been featured in Southern Living and local magazines .
earned a Masters degree in Engineering Technology, and served 22 years
in the U.S. Army as an Aviation Maintenance Officer and Test Pilot. Later, he         Anthony	Morris,	Ph.D. is a Research Scientist with the Army Research
joined Target Corporation as a Logistics Operations Manager and then Senior           Laboratory in the AMCOM Field Element at Redstone Arsenal . Dr . Morris
Logistics Management Executive . Most recently, he worked with the Missile            specializes in human system integration and aviation human factors
Defense Agency as Senior Classification Analyst and with the Army Materiel            engineering . He also serves on the UAHuntsville graduate faculty and is a
Command as a Logistics Analyst . He currently instructs Lifecycle Logistics           researcher in the Center for Modeling, Simulation and Analysis (CMSA) .
and Production, Quality and Manufacturing courses with Defense Acquisition            Steven E. Mullins has more than 28 years experience in the areas of analysis,
University .                                                                          assessment, and testing of strategic and tactical defense system hardware .
Ralph	Kimberlin,	Ph.D. has more than twenty-seven years experience teaching           This includes test design, planning, preparation, conduct and post test data
graduate courses in flight test engineering and aircraft design. His experience       analysis for laboratory, and field and flight mission testing. He has participated
includes directing flight research programs which included in-flight performance,     in the development of unique and specialty test facilities with a wide range of
stability and control evaluation, and Flight Test Pilot/Engineering Training          test approaches and techniques from bench testing to MDAP programs .
Programs for the Naval Air Test Center and FAA . Dr . Kimberlin has consulted

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Stephen	E.	Parker is Director (Acting) for Systems Engineering & Support            fixed-price performance contracts in compliance with Federal Acquisition
with US Army AMRDEC . Mr . Parker has more than 30 years’ systems                   Regulations (FAR), Defense Department and NASA FAR Supplements, DOD
engineering experience . His background includes managing research and              5000 .2R Acquisition Processes, the Universal Commercial Code (UCC), and
development projects, program office support, industry and Government               the International Accounting Standards (IAS) . His skills include contract
systems engineering experience and managing the Defense Acquisition                 management, technical performance tracking, cost control, and expertise
University’s South Region systems engineering programming and teaching              in Earned Value Management (EVM), Life Cycle Cost Estimating (LCCE), Cost
systems engineering courses for DAU and UAHuntsville .                              Analysis Requirements Document (CARD), and Budget Analysis/Estimating .
Mikel	D.	Petty,	Ph.D. is Director of UAHuntsville’s Center for Modeling,            E. Paul Semmens is Principal, Cofounder, and Executive Vice President
Simulation, and Analysis . He was Chief Scientist at Old Dominion University’s      for Imprimis, Incorporated. He is a retired Army Air Defense Artillery Officer
Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center . Dr . Petty has worked in       and served as an Assistant Professor at the U .S . Air Force Academy and as
modeling and simulation research and development since 1990 in areas that           Director of the U .S . Army Air Defense Artillery School’s Combined Arms and
include simulation interoperability and composability, computer generated           Tactics Department . Mr . Semmens was Lead Instructor for the Ground-based,
forces, multi-resolution simulation, and applications of theory to simulation .     Midcourse Defense (GMD) Team Training and Exercise Center and is Program
He served on a National Research Council committee on modeling and                  Manager for the THAAD Tactical Operator training .
simulation, is a Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional, and is an          Brian	Smith,	Ph.D. has more than 20 years experience as a senior
editor of the journals SIMULATION and Journal of Defense Modeling and               electronics engineer in the development and evaluation of Air Defense
Simulation .                                                                        weapon systems, SAR/ISAR signal processing techniques, battlefield
Mike	Pitruzzello has over 32 years experience with computer engineering,            communication systems, and advanced digital signal processing techniques .
missile component design, and integration .                                         He was the AMRDEC initial lead for the U .S . Army’s multi-billion dollar
Enrico	C.	Poggio,	Ph.D. is the Project Hercules (MDA/DVH) Algorithm                 Battlefield Digitization initiative. Dr. Smith uses MATLAB and Simulink
Integration and Interfaces Lead . He co-authored a highly cited paper with          daily in his work performance . His teaching experience includes courses
Physics Nobel Laureate, Steven Weinberg .                                           in continuous and discrete systems and signal processing, the Wavelet
                                                                                    transform and computed tomography .
Jesse Porter has been a Test Engineer with the Redstone Test Center for over
twenty years, specializing in data acquisition and signal analysis . He received    Delois	H.	Smith is Vice President for Diversity and Student Support
a MSEE with a focus on Digital Signal processing from UAH in 2008 . He is           Services for UAHuntsville. She is responsible for strategic planning, fiscal
currently the Data Acquisition and Analysis Team Lead for the Dynamic Test          management, and staffing for: the Office of Diversity serving faculty, staff,
Division, Redstone Technical Center .                                               students and administration; Student Health Services, The Counseling
                                                                                    Center, Services for Students with Disabilities and The Office of Multicultural
Maruf	Rahman,	Ph.D. has trained approximately 5000 professionals in Lean            Affairs . Ms . Smith holds a B .A . in Psychology and a Master’s degree in
Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies .                                         Educational Psychology and is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a
Howell	Riggs is a Senior Partner with Dick Riggs Miller LLP Attorneys at            nationally certified counselor (NCC), and a certified psychologist (NCP).
Law . Mr . Riggs has practiced Government Contract Law since 1970 . Prior to        LaToya	K.	Smith is a Microsoft Office Specialist 2007 and is currently a
establishing his private practice in 1981 he served as a contract attorney          Business Administration Instructor, with instructional experience in MS
for the Department of the Army . With experience before the GAO, the various        Office products: Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. She holds a M.Ed in
Boards of Contract Appeals, and the United States Court of Federal Claims,          Secondary Education – Business Education .
he is highly qualified to teach the Legal Aspects of Federal Contracts, which
combines his teaching and legal background in the classroom providing               Marc	Stettner,	PMP is a Project Management Specialist at Continental
students with both the theory of law and its practical effect in dealing            Automotive Corporation where he runs the Project Management Office for the
with the government .                                                               Radio Product Development group . Marc previously worked for Chrysler and
                                                                                    General Motors . During his 25 year career in product development projects
James	L.	(Jim)	Samuelson is the Director of Contracts, Proposals,                   he has had many roles including system project manager, CMMI process
Estimating, and Budget for Applied Data Trends, Inc . and Owner – operator          improvement manager, project management specialist, system integration
of Madison Consulting and Research . He has over 25 years experience in             engineer, requirements engineer, validation engineer, quality specialist, test
developing cost estimates and preparing costs analysis for cost-plus, and           and development engineer, and electronics assembly lab supervisor .




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